A small plane crashed as it attempted to land in a mountainous area of Nepal on Monday, killing 14 of the 21 people on board, an aviation official said.
The plane was coming into land at the airport at Jomsom, a popular tourist town in central Nepal, when it crashed, said Purusottam Shakya, deputy director of air traffic service operations in Kathmandu.
There were three crew members on board the plane and 18 passengers, most of whom were Indian, according to Shakya.
The seven survivors were being transferred to the town of Pokhara, about 200 kilometers (124 miles) west of Kathmandu.
Jomsom is the gateway to Muktinath Temple, a pilgrimage site for Hindus from Nepal and India.FULL STORY