Nepal plane crash kills 15 in Himalayas
A plane crashed into a mountain in the Himalayas while trying to land at an airport in northern Nepal, killing 15 people and critically injuring six.
(AP) KATMANDU - The plane was turning around to land at Jomsom Airport when it crashed, said Laxmi Raj Sharma, chief government administrator in the area.
The wrecked aircraft was in pieces but did not catch fire. Sharma said the initial investigation indicated it might have had technical problems.
Sharma said survivors were flown to the nearby city of Pokhara for treatment.