The Nepal probe committee looking into last month's plane crash in Pokhara has found engine problem as the main reason behind the horrific accident.
Flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder of Yeti Airlines ATR-72 aircraft indicated a problem in the engine which led to the crash January 15 which resulted in the death of all the 72 people on board, including five Indians.
The Black box recovered from the accident site was sent to Singapore for further analysis.
What happened on January 15th?
The twin-engine ATR 72 aircraft operated by Yeti Airlines was going from Kathmandu to Pokhara when it went down into a river gorge on the bank of the Seti River, barely 20 minutes after taking off.
The five Indians who died in the plane crash have been identified as Abhisekh Kushwaha, 25, Bishal Sharma, 22, Anil Kumar Rajbhar, 27, Sonu Jaiswal, 35, and Sanjaya Jaiswal.
One of the Indian passengers was live on Facebook just moments before the plane went down into a gorge.
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