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Lamps lit in Thamel to mourn the lost lives in plane crash

2023 Jan 17, 8:58, Kathmandu
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The tourism-related organizations lit lamps in Thamel in Kathmandu on Monday in memory of those who lost their lives Yeti Air plane crash in Pokhara on Sunday.

The plane belonging to Yeti Airlines with the call sign 9 N-ANC had flown to Pokhara from Kathmandu with 72 people onboard including 68 passengers and four crew members.

The Thamel Tourism Development Council, Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Association of Tours and Travel Agents (NATTA), Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Association (ANM), Hotel Association of Nepal (HAAN), Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies (NARA) among others organization expressed condolences to the departed souls.

Those organizations organized condolence assemblies to mourn the demise of the victims of the aircraft crash.

Council's Vice-President Sahadev Dhamala said that the government should pay special attention to aviation safety since, he added, the aviation sector was one of the bases for our tourism.

Similarly, NMA vice-chairperson Thakur Pandey said that the air crash in Pokhara had incurred losses in the aviation and tourism sector of Nepal.

A minute-long silence was observed in the condolence assembly.



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