Story Text: A small plane owned by a private company crashed in northwest Nepal on Monday (May 15), killing 15 people including 13 Indians, an official said.
The Dornier aircraft owned by private Agni Air company was carrying 18 passengers and a crew of three on a flight from the resort town of Pokhara to Jomsom when it crashed while landing at the mountain airstrip.
Among the dead were 13 Indians and two Nepali crew members.
Six survivors had been taken to a hospital in Pokhara and the condition of at least one of them is critical, officials said.
The six injured included two Danes, three Indians, including two children, and a Nepali air hostess.
Jomsom, about 125 km (79 miles) northwest of Kathmandu, is a gateway for trekking in the region where Mount Annapurna, the world's 10th highest mountain, is located.
Authorities said investigation is ongoing.
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