Guwahati: On Sunday, a 72-seater passenger aircraft operated by Yeti Airlines crashed on the runway of Pokhara International Airport in Nepal.

Reports indicate that 68 passengers and four crew members were onboard the plane when it crashed. 

The plane was travelling from Kathmandu to Pokhara.

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In response to the incident, rescue operations have been set in motion and the airport has been closed. 

According to Sudarshan Bartaula, spokesperson of Yeti Airlines, the aircraft crashed between the old airport and the Pokhara International Airport.

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Officials have not yet spoken about any survivors.

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