Tara Air aircraft crash: Dead bodies of victims handed over to families

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Kathmandu: The dead bodies of the victims in the recent Tara Air Twin Otter crash have been handed to their families on Thursday, according to the officials.  

According to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, the dead bodies of all 22 who were killed in the crash were handed to their families as post-mortem examinations concluded on Wednesday night. 

The last rites of four Indian killed in the crash were performed by Pashupati Aryaghat. The dead bodies of two German nationals who died in the crash will be taken to Germany. 

The aircraft had gone missing on Sunday while it was en route to Jomsom of Mustang from Pokhara, Kaski. The aircraft was found crashed on a cliff at the base of Manapathi Peak at Thasang Rural Municipality-2 in Mustang the next day.