The pilot on a US-Bangla Airlines flight that crashed at Nepal's main airport, killing 49 of the 71 people aboard, was apparently confused about which direction the plane should use to approach the runway. The airline's CEO Imran Asif accused Kathmandu's air traffic controllers of giving the pilot the wrong instructions, according to Reuters. However, according to India's First Post news site, airport general manager Raj Kumar Chettri, said the plane was seen making two rounds in a northeast direction: "Traffic controllers asked the pilot if things were OK, and he replied, 'Yes.' The tower then told the pilot his alignment was not correct, but there was no reply, Chettri added." "'The plane should have come from the right direction,' Chettri said,...
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Pilot Of Plane That Crashed In Nepal Reportedly Was Confused About Runway Approach