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Delhi CM Kejriwal Condoles With Families Bereaved In Nepal Plane Crash

At least 68 people were killed when a Nepalese passenger plane with 72 people, including five Indians, on board crashed into a river gorge while landing at the newly-opened airport in central Nepal's resort city of Pokhara in the Himalayan nation's deadliest aviation accident in over 30 years.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal expressed his condolences to the families of the victims of Sunday's deadly plane crash in Nepal.

At least 68 people were killed when a Nepalese passenger plane with 72 people, including five Indians, on board crashed into a river gorge while landing at the newly-opened airport in central Nepal's resort city of Pokhara in the Himalayan nation's deadliest aviation accident in over 30 years.

"The air crash incident that happened in Nepal is extremely tragic. My condolences to all those families who lost their loved ones in the tragic incident. May God give all the affected families strength and courage," Kejriwal said in a tweet in Hindi.

Yeti Airlines' 9N-ANC ATR-72 aircraft took off from Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport at 10.33 am and crashed on the bank of the Seti River between the old airport and the new airport minutes before landing, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.

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