FILE - In this March 7, 2016 file photo, Mt. Everest, in middle, altitude 8,848 meters (29,028 feet), is seen on the way to base camp. (AP Photo/Tashi Sherpa, File)
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A cargo plane crashed Saturday as it was trying to land at a small airport near Mount Everest, seriously injuring the two pilots and hostess on board, officials said.All three crew members were pulled alive from the wreckage of the plane, which broke into three pieces when it crashed as it was attempting to land at Lukla airport in heavy fog.Two deadly plane crashes last year claimed at least 25 lives, the first when a passenger plane slammed into a mountainside and the second when a small aircraft crash-landed killing the two pilots.
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