Rescue workers pull bodies out of plane wreckage in Nepal

Rescue workers work at the wreckage of a US-Bangla airplane after it crashed at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU, (Reuters) – Rescue workers recovered badly burnt bodies from the wreckage of a Bangladeshi aircraft that crashed while coming in to land at┬áNepal‘s Kathmandu airport on Monday, a Reuters witness said.

There were 71 people on board the plane and 17 had been rescued, an airport official said earlier. The number of dead and injured was not known.

A Reuters photographer said he could see bodies covered in cloth laid out near the tarmac of the airport.

(Reporting by Navesh Chitrakar; Writing by Sanjeev Miglani; Editing by Robert Birsel)

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