Sujata Shrestha (R) mother of Sudikshya Gurung an air hostess of the missing Tara Air plane breaks down while returning with husband Gonda Gurung (L) from the head office of the airlines. 9N AFX-DHC6 Twin Otter of Tara Airlines went missing while on its way to Kathmandu from Lamidanda on Wednesday, December 15, 2010.
SABIN CHANDRA ACHARYA
KATHMANDU: All 22 bodies of the Tara Air victims including three crew members have been brought to the Capital on Thursday afternoon.
The borides have been sent to Bir Hospital for postmortem soon after being airlifted to the Tribhuvan International airport in a Nepal Army helicopter.
A Bhutanese team led by the cabinet secretary, which arrived in the capital today, informed that the bodies of the Bhutanese will be sent home on Friday after postmortem.
Three crew members captain Anup Raj Shakya, co-pilot Shachendra Shrestha and air hostess Sudiksha Gurung and 19 passengere, all of whom were Bhutanese, were killed in the air crash.
The Tara Air plane that had gone missing since Wednesday afternoon was found crashed at a remote location of Okhaldhunga district.
Nepal Army soldiers carrying to the vehicle the body of one of the 22 victims killed in the Tara Air plane crash, at Tribhuvan International Airport, in Kathmandu, on Thursday, December 16, 2010.
Aggrieved relatives of the victims of the Tara Air plane crash look on, while the bodies of the victims are brought to the Tribhuvan International Airport, in Kathmandu, on Thursday, December 16, 2010.