Budhha Air aircraft makes emergency landing at Bharatpur airport

Eighteen passengers and the crew members were on board the aircraft. (Photo: RSS)

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Kathmandu: An aircraft of the Budhha Air made an emergency landing at Bharatpur airport on Thursday. The Beechcraft plane that took off from Bharatpur Airport was landed back at the airport following an engine failure.

According to Civil Aviation Authority’s Bharatpur information officer Deepak BK, the aircraft took off at 1:16 pm today and the pilot reported the problem immediately after it took to the air. All passengers made their exits safely from the plane following the emergency landing.

Eighteen passengers and the crew members were on board the aircraft. District Police Office, Chitwan Chief Superintendent of Police Om Prakash Adhikari confirmed that all the passengers and the crew members are safe. The flight schedule here has been affected due to this.

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