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Six survive devastating plane crash in Nepal

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Onlookers and rescuers are seen near the wreckage of an Agni Air Dornier Do 228 aircraft at the crash site in Jomsom, west of Kathmandu, on May 14, 2012. A small plane crashed near a treacherous high-altitude airport in northern Nepal May 14, killing 15 people while six others miraculously survived, police said. The aircraft belonging to local carrier Agni Air ploughed into the ground just outside Jomsom airport, a gateway to the Annapurna mountain range, shortly after the pilot reported a fault.

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Danish couple Emily Jorcensen and Andrees Rosch, survivors of yesterday's Agni Air crash in Jomsom, recuperate at the Manipal Hospital in Pokhara on May 15, 2012.

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The wreckage of an Agni Air Dornier Do 228 aircraft plane is seen at the crash site in Jomsom, May 14, 2012.

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Indian child Siparda, a survivor of yesterday's Agni Air crash in Jomsom, recuperates at the Manipal Hospital in Pokhara on May 15, 2012.

The pilot was attempting to return to Pokhara shortly after taking off, detecting technical problem with the plane. The right wing struck the hillside and crashed, killing 15 people, but miraculously, six people survived.  Full story

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List of passengers and more information on The Himalayan Times