Conversation between Kathmandu Airport Traffic Controllers and the Pilot of US Bangla Airlines BS211 before it crashed

A passenger plane from Bangladesh crashed at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Monday. Credit Narendra Shrestha/European Pressphoto Agency

Last minute conversation between the Kathmandu Airport Traffic Controllers and the Pilots of US-Bangla Airlines BS211 before it crashed was uploaded on Youtube. According to the reports 49 of the 71 people on board died.

Onlinekhabar has translated few of their conversation into Nepali.

Not sure how this audio conversation between the air-traffic controllers and the pilots of US-Bangla Airlines BS211 was leaked and uploaded on Youtube, but based on the conversation, there seems to be a confusion between two runways – 02, and 20.


General Manager Rajkumar Chhetri of Tribhuvan International Airport speaking about the crash.


Nepal airport rejects blame for confusion before fatal plane crash

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