Nepalese police inspect a burned body near the wreckage of a Twin Otter plane operated by private Tara Air, after it crashed due to bad weather in Myagdi, Nepal, February 24, 2016. REUTERS/Santosh Gautam
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The site in Myagdi district is around 16,000 feet (4,900 meters) high in the Himalayas and can only be reached on foot or by helicopter.Joshi said workers had built a makeshift helipad to transport the bodies to the nearest airport in the town of Pokhara, around 220 kilometers (160 miles) west of Kathmandu.The Tara Air flight from Pokhara to Jomsom -- about a 20-minute flight -- was carrying three crew and 20 passengers, including a Chinese national and a Kuwaiti.The European Union blacklisted all Nepal's airlines in 2013 .
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