The Nepalese authorities have lost contact with a plane in which 22 people were traveling this Sunday when the device was flying over the west of the country, an official source has informed the Efe news agency.
The Twin Otter plane belonging to the Nepalese airline Tara Air was flying from the central city of Pokhara to the Jomsom airport, in the Mustang district, when the authorities lost contact around 9:55 a.m. local time (4:10 GMT), Sudarshan Badtaula told Efe. , a spokesperson for Yeti Airlines, the parent company of Tara Air.
A tracking helicopter has already left Pokhara to search for the aircraft in the area where the last contact was made.
The passengers include six foreigners, four Indians and two Germans, according to the flight manifest.