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Nepal - A plane carrying tourists to view Mount Everest crashed while attempting to land in Nepal on Sunday, killing all 19 people on board, including 13 foreigners, officials said.

Ten Indians, two Americans and one Japanese were among the victims, Tourism Secretary Ganeshraj Joshi said.

The turboprop plane belonging to Buddha Air was also carrying three Nepalese passengers and three crew members when it crashed in Bisankunarayan village, just a few miles (kilometers) south of the capital, Katmandu.The crash of a Buddha Air flight in Nepal on Sunday has left all 19 people on board dead.

The small tourist plane was making an hour-long sightseeing tour of Mount Everest, and went down on its return to Katmandu, the Nepalese capital. The passengers included two Americas, one Japanese man and 10 Indians  two from UNICEF-Nepal and eight who were taking a break from a business trip.

A witness, Haribol Poudel, told Avenues Television that the plane hit the roof of a house in thevillage and broke into several pieces. No casualties were reported on the ground.

Poudel said it was foggy and visibility was very low in the mountainous area.

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