US-Bangla suspended Airlines to Kathmandu
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Kathmandu sources reported that the US-Bangla Airlines has suspended flights to Kathmandu for an indefinite period following its passenger plane crash at Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport which left at least 51 people dead earlier this week. According to sources the airline headquartered in Dhaka said in a statement that they have stopped operating the Dhaka-Kathmandu-Dhaka flights temporarily.
As a passenger plane of Bangladesh's private US Bangla Airlines crashed and burst into flames while landing at Nepal's international airport with 71 people on board. Further amid rumors of miscommunication between the pilot and the air traffic control causing the accident, the Nepali government formed a panel to initiate an investigation into the crash.
Further the US-Bangla Airlines said it will continue to cooperate fully with the investigation of all associated government agencies. To facilitate the cooperation, it established an emergency response centre at its headquarters in Dhaka. Moreover the rescued Nepali and Bangladeshi passengers were undergoing treatment in different hospitals in Kathmandu.