Yeti Airlines flight 691 was traveling from Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital, to Pokhara, a city in the central part of the country where the crash occurred. The cause of the crash is still unclear, according to the nation’s aviation authorities.
“Our thoughts are with the families of those on board,” Ned Price, State Department spokesman, said. “The United States stands ready to support Nepal in any way we can at this difficult hour.”
The ATR 72-500 aircraft carried 72 people, and all were killed when the plane went down in a 1,000-foot-deep gorge. Pokhara Airport, the flight’s intended destination, opened