A Sita Air Dornier 228 turboprop has crashed in northern Nepal, reportedly killing all 16 passengers and three crew on board. According to local media reports, the aircraft came down minutes after take-off from Kathmandu, crashing into a river bank on the outskirts of the city. The flight was bound for Lukla, a trekking center near Mount Everest. The tail number was reported as 9N-AHA, although this is unconfirmed. A bird strike has been suggested as a possible cause. One of the crew ...

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