The bodies of all five Indians, who were killed in the Yeti Airlines plane crash in Nepal’s Pokhara, have been identified and handed over to their respective family. Hospital authorities informed on Monday.
The five Indians – identified as Abhisekh Kushwaha (25), Bishal Sharma (22), Anil Kumar Rajbhar (27), Sonu Jaiswal (35) and Sanjaya Jaiswal (26) – were among 72 people on board when the Yeti Airlines plane crashed on the bank of the Seti River between the old airport and the new airport in Pokhara, minutes before landing on January 15.
So far, 71 bodies have been recovered from the accident site and the search is on for the remaining one person. According to Nepal’s civil aviation body, 914 people have died in air crashes in the country since the first disaster was recorded in August 1955.