Oshin Ale Magar, a flight attendant who studied in India and was killed in a plane crash in Nepal, left her home on Sunday promising to return from Pokhara after get off work to celebrate the Maghe Sankranti festival with her family.
Oshin, 24, was among 69 people killed when Yeti Airlines flight 9N-ANC ATR-72 carrying 72 people, including five Indians, crashed on the banks of the Seti River in the central Nepal resort city of Pokhara on Sunday. one of them.
Her family was preparing for the holidays at home when news of the plane crash broke.
Her tearful father, Mohan Ale Magar, a retired Indian Army man, recalled telling her early in the morning not to go to work on special days.
Mohan told the Republica by phone that she insisted on celebrating the holiday after completing two flights on that fateful day.
Oshin has been with Yeti Airlines for two years. Originally from Madi, Chitwan, she started working and lived in Kathmandu, and invited her parents to live with her in the capital for the past six months, reports said.
Oshin has two sisters and a brother. She is the eldest of four siblings. Her younger brother is only four years old. It said she took her siblings to Kathmandu for education.
She studied at Oxford College in Gaindakot and India and graduated as a flight attendant from Sahara Academy of Flight Attendants in Kathmandu.
Oshin got married in Pokhara two years ago and her husband is currently in the UK.
Reports said her father Mohan and mother Sabnan Al Magar had arrived in Pokhara to identify their daughter’s body.
The 9N-ANC ATR-72 of Yeti Airlines took off from Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport at 10:33 am and crashed in the gap between the old and new airports minutes before landing, according to the Kathmandu Civil Aviation Authority. On the banks of the Seti River. Nepal (CAAN).
There were 68 passengers and 4 crew members on board. Nepal is home to eight of the world’s 14 tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, which has a history of air crashes.
Sunday’s crash was Nepal’s deadliest since 1992, when a Pakistan International Airlines plane crashed into a mountain while trying to land in Kathmandu, killing all 167 people on board.
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