Deadly Nepal plane crash: Airport landing system not yet operational

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The instrument landing system at the airport where a plane was heading in Nepal was not yet operational, according to the civil aviation authority, days after the deadly accident. So far, 71 bodies of the 72 people on board the flight have been found after the ill-fated Yeti Airlines flight from Kathmandu crashed with 68 passengers and four crew members on board. The landing system at the new Pokhara airport was not supposed to be operational until the end of February, almost two months after the opening of the airport, a spokesman for Nepal’s Civil Aviation Authority told dpa on Thursday. Ins…

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