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CAAB Chairman says US-Bangla aircraft was fit to fly

The Chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB), Air Vice Marshal M Naim Hassan, has said that the US-Bangla aircraft that crashed at Kathmandu Airport was declared fit to fly before it departed Dhaka. The CAAB chairman also said that the aircraft’s black box would be sent to Bombardier in Canada, which is the manufacturer of the dash, to decode it. “We followed all set procedures of safety …

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Nepal authorities refute claims that they’re to blame for confusion before deadly plane crash

Nepal officials have denied any wrongdoing in the tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of at least 49 people at Kathmandu’s airport. The crash happened when a flight with US-Bangla Airlines – a privately owned Bangladeshi carrier – approached the runway from the wrong direction, crashed and burst into flames. The airline’s CEO, Imran Asif, allegedly blamed air traffic controllers for the incident, stating that they gave out the …

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