Yeti Airlines Flight 691
Yeti Airlines Flight 691 was a scheduled domestic passenger flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara in Nepal. On 15 January 2023, the aircraft being operated on the route, an ATR 72 flown by Yeti Airlines, crashed while landing at Pokhara, killing all 72 occupants on board. It is the deadliest accident involving an ATR 72.
|Date||15 January 2023|
|Summary||Crashed on approach, under investigation|
|Site||Near Pokhara International Airport, Pokhara, Nepal |
28°11′51″N 83°59′06″E / 28.19750°N 83.98500°ECoordinates: 28°11′51″N 83°59′06″E / 28.19750°N 83.98500°E
|Aircraft type||ATR 72-500|
|IATA flight No.||YT691|
|ICAO flight No.||NYT691|
|Call sign||YETI AIRLINES 691|
|Flight origin||Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Destination||Pokhara International Airport, Pokhara, Nepal|
The accident resulted in the death of all 72 people on board and was the worst plane accident in Nepal since the crash of Pakistan International Airlines Flight 268 in 1992.
To date, this is the deadliest plane crash of 2023.
Bodies[change | change source]
On January 17, authorities began returning the bodies of the victims to their families.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Nepal crash: Dozens killed as plane crashes near Pokhara airport". BBC News. 2023-01-15. Archived from the original on 20 January 2023. Retrieved 2023-01-20.