Yeti air crash: 23 bodies handed over to family, remaining 46 to arrive Kathmandu

Kathmandu: The bodies of 23 of the 69 people who died in the Yeti Airlines plane crash in Pokhara on Sunday have been handed over to their relatives in Pokhara.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has said that the bodies of 46 people, including 18 people who have been identified and 28 people who are yet to be identified, are being brought to Kathmandu by Nepali Army helicopter.

The helicopter of the Nepali army has reached Pokhara to take the dead body.

The Nepali Army, Armed Police Force and Nepal Police team are continuing the search operation in the gorge of the Seti River. According to District Police Office Kaski, the body of one person was pulled out of the water today and two dogs of Nepal Police along with the diving team were mobilized to search for the bodies of the remaining three.