Nepal-based Tara Air’s 9 NAET twin-engine aircraft carrying 19 passengers has lost contact.
Nepal’s Tara Air 9 NAET twin-engine aircraft carrying 19 passengers including 4 Indians, flying from Pokhara to Jomsom at 9:55am has gone missing.
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The aircraft was seen over the sky of Jomsom in Mustang and then had diverted to Mt. Dhaulagiri.
The missing aircraft was carrying 4 Indian and 3 Japanese nationals. The remaining were Nepali citizens and the aircraft had 22 passengers, including the crew.