The Embassy in Nepal confirmed the death of four Russians in a plane crash
A turboprop passenger plane ATR 72 of Yeti Airlines. According to a representative of the airline, there were 68 passengers and four crew members. The causes of the emergency are being investigated. The Russian Embassy in Nepal stressed that four Russian citizens were on board the plane.
"We regret to inform you that four Russian citizens who were on board flight YT 691 on the Kathmandu-Pokhara route on January 15 tragically died as a result of the plane crash. We express our deepest condolences to the relatives and families of the victims," the embassy said. Earlier, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal published a list of passengers of the crashed plane, it contains the names of four Russians. According to the published documents, there were four Russians on the flight - Elena Banduro, Victoria Altunina, Yuri Lygin and Viktor Lygin. The list also includes the names of 53 Nepalese citizens, five Indian citizens, two Korean citizens and one each from Argentina, Australia, France and Ireland.
Subsequently, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal clarified the data of the Russians. According to the agency, Elena Banduro, Victoria Altunina, Yuri Lygin and Viktor Lygin were on board the plane.