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US-Bangla plane crash pilot dies in Kathmandu

  • Published at 11:15 am March 13th, 2018
US-Bangla plane crash pilot dies in Kathmandu
Captain Abid Sultan, pilot of the US-Bangla Airlines flight which crashed in Kathmandu, Nepal on Monday afternoon, has been confirmed deceased. He was being treated at Kathmandu Medical College And Teaching Hospital (KMCTH) after emergency services rescued him. Hospital authorities confirmed his death on Tuesday morning. KMCTH spokesperson Sharmila told the Dhaka Tribune that Abid died on Monday. His co-pilot First Officer Prithula Rashid was confirmed dead after the accident. She is among the 49 deceased in the crash.
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The Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 aircraft carrying 67 passengers and four flight crew crashed outside Tribhuvan International Airport. It was flying from Dhaka to Kathmandu.