|PM Bhattarai grieves over plane crash in Jomsom|
Mother of Pilot Prabhu Sharan Pathak-- who lost his life along with 14 others in Agni Airline's 9N AIG crash—grieving the loss of her beloved son at Pokhara Airport on Monday, May 14, 2012.
KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai has expressed the feeling of intense sorrow over the crash of Agni Airline's Jomsom-bound 9N Air India Golf (AIG), which killed at least fifteen people on board on Monday morning.
Issuing a press statement today, he also expressed his condolences to the crash victims and wished for the speedy recovery of the injured. Six passengers in the ill-fated plane were rescued.
Meanwhile, Nepali Congress (NC) has also expressed its condolence to the victims and sympathy to the grief-stricken families.
There were 16 Indian nationals, two Westerners and three crew members on board.
Issuing a press statement signed by NC leader Ram Chandra Paudel, NC has also demanded a probe into the tragedy.