Plane makes emergency landing in western Nepal

08:03, May 12, 2010      

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Hydraulic problems forced a plane of Agni Air to make an emergency landing at Pokhara airport in western Nepal on Tuesday afternoon.

According to THT Online report, the plane carrying 16 passengers made an emergency landing at the airport, some 200 km west of the capital Kathmandu, immediately after it took off from the airport for Kathmandu due to a hydraulic problem, Narendra Thapa, chief of the Civil Aviation Authority said.

All the passengers and crew members on board are safe, according to him.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:张洪宇)

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