KATHMANDU — A Nepal Airlines aircraft made an emergency landing at Tribhuvan International Airport after being hit by a but immediately after take-off.
According to NAC spokesperson Ramhari Sharma, an Airbus flight hit a bird during the takeoff roll in the runway at TIA at around 10:10 am.
Commanded by senior captain RP Dhakal, the narrow body plane was preparing to takeoff for Hong Kong with 100 passengers and crew members onboard.
Security sources at the air terminal confirmed the incident and said that the aircraft safely back to the airport’s runway without any further incidents.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.