Friday, February 26, 2016

Don't carry passengers: Civil Aviation Minister Pokharel directs single-engine aircraft


Feb 26, 2016- Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Ananda Prasad Pokharel has directed single-engine aircraft not to carry passengers.

The minister issued such directive in the wake of single-engine aircraft Air Kasthamandap’s accident in Kalikot district on Friday.

 “I have directed the single-engine aircraft to not carry passengers until a technical report comes out,” Minister Pokharel told the Post.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) had already barred the single-engine aircrafts from carrying passengers. 

Original article can be found here: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com

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