New Delhi: Embassy of India in Kathmandu has issued an emergency hotline number, +977-9851107021, in connection with the Nepali aircraft that went missing today with22 people on board, including 4 Indians.
Embassy of India in Nepal tweeted “the embassy is in touch with their family.”
Tara Air flight 9NAET that took off from Pokhara at 9.55 AM today with 22 people onboard, including 4 Indians, has gone missing. Search and rescue operation is on. The embassy is in touch with their family.
Our emergency hotline number :+977-9851107021. https://t.co/2aVhUrB82b
— IndiaInNepal (@IndiaInNepal) May 29, 2022
The aircraft bearing call-sign 9 NAET had flown from Pokhara to Jomsom at 9:55 AM and went out of contact after reaching the Lete area of Mustang.
As per the State TV, the missing aircraft was hosting 4 Indians among others.
“The aircraft was seen over the sky of Jomsom in Mustang and then had diverted to Mt. Dhaulagiri after which it hadn’t come into contact,” Chief District Officer Netra Prasad Sharma confirmed ANI over the phone.
This is a developing story.