Nepal plane crash latest: 22 dead, no survivors

Emergency rescue teams in Nepal have retrieved the final body from the wreckage of a small passenger aircraft which crashed on Sunday.

Officials say 22 people were onboard the De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter which lost contact with air traffic control five minutes before it was due to land.

On Tuesday morning (May 31), Brigadier General Narayan Silwal, a spokesperson for the Nepal Army, took to Twitter to confirm the grim news: “The last dead body has been recovered. Arranging to bring the remaining 12 dead bodies from the crash site to Kathmandu.”

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