Plane, carrying 67 people, crashes at Nepal's Kathmandu airport
A plane carrying about 65 people burst into flames while landing at Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. The incident happened around 2:20pm local time when the aircraft, operated by Bangladeshi airline US-Bangla, reportedly veered off the runway while trying to land. There's no official confirmation yet, but casualties are expected. Several people have been reported injured.
Watch: Smoke seen rising from the crash site
At least 14 passengers reportedly rescued
Details are still emerging, but the plane is believed to have been traveling from Dhaka. Local media identified it as S2-AGU, a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400. Army personnel and firefighters were pressed into service for rescue operations. Reports said at least 14 people had been pulled out and rushed to hospital. Speculations are that the crash happened due to a technical glitch.