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January 16, 2023, 7:45 AM

Nepal Recovers Flight Recorders Following Fatal ATR 72 Crash

Search and rescue personnel in Nepal’s Kaski district recovered the flight data and cockpit voice recorders of Yeti Airlines Flight YT691 on January 16.

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