Relatives of air crash victims leave for Kathmandu

One relative of each victim who lost their lives in the mishap near Kathmandu, Trichy MP P Kumar and Additional Resident Commissioner of Tamil Nadu Jasbir Singh Bajaj left for the Nepalese capital.

The relatives had come here from Chennai this morning with Kumar.
Tamil Nadu Chief J Jayalalithaa had yesterday instructed Kumar to make arrangements to take the relatives to Nepal to identify the bodies.

Bajaj has been in touch with the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu which is making arrangements to bring the bodies back to India.

On their arrival, the relatives will be taken straight to the hospital where the bodies have been kept.

"I am in touch with the Indian Embassy and hope to return home with the bodies as early as possible," Bajaj said before leaving for Kathmandu.

All the eight victims were businessmen from Trichy.
The small plane carrying them crashed near the Nepalese capital while attempting to land after an aerial viewing trip of Mount Everest.

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