14 May 2012

Plane crashes in Nepal

6:44 pm on 14 May 2012

Police in Nepal say at least 11 people have been killed in a plane crash in the north of the country.

They say the aircraft, which was carrying 21 people, crashed as it tried to land at Jomsom airport, a key trekking hub.

The plane is believed to have been carrying some foreign passengers.

Six survivors, including two children, have been rescued.