The wreckage of the plane
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Plane heading for Everest crashes in Nepal capital

28 September 2012 Last updated at 07:44 BST

A plane heading for the Everest region has crashed in the Nepalese capital, killing all 19 people on-board - including several Britons.

The plane, operated by Sita Air, came down minutes after take-off from Kathmandu. Officials said it crashed into a river bank and caught fire.

Sanjoy Majumder reports.