At least 50 people are reported to have died after a plane crash at Nepal's Kathmandu airport. Officials say the aircraft missed the runway and burst into flames. 71 people were on board the service, operated by US-Bangla Airlines.
There was no immediate information about what caused the crash near the administrative capital of Pretoria. Pictures from the scene showed paramedics rescuing survivors from the smoking wreckage.
At least 49 people have died and more than 20 are injured after a Bangladeshi plane burst into flames as it came in to land at Kathmandu airport. Officials said the plane was "out of control" as it approached the runway.
China intends to construct a railway between the western region of Tibet and Nepal's capital, Kathmandu. The deal with Nepal comes amid growing Chinese investment in the Himalayan country.
Airport authorities and the airline have blamed each other for the accident that left at least 49 people dead. Monday's crash of a small Bombardier propeller plane is Nepal's worst since 1992.
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