Plane crashes shortly after take-off in Nepal killing 19

The plane which went down shortly after taking off from Nepal's capital was hit by a bird, the pilot told air traffic controllers
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Onlookers are seen near the wreckage of the Sita Air Dornier plane crash site in Manohara, on the outskirts of the Kathmandu on September 28, 2012. The small passenger plane carrying 19 people crashed on the outskirts of the Nepalese capital, killing everyone on board including seven Britons and five Chinese, police said. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Nepalese fireman and volunteers help extinguish flames from the wreckage of the Sita airplane after it crashed in Manohara, Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu on September 28, 2012.The plane which went down shortly after taking off from Nepal's capital was hit by a bird, the pilot told air traffic controllers moments before the crash, according to Kathmandu airport. Police say all 19 people on board the Sita Air craft were killed in the crash on the outskirts of Kathmandu, including seven Britons and five Chinese. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Nepalese fireman and rescue workers remove a body from a Sita airplane after it crashed in Manohara, Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu on September 28, 2012.The plane which went down shortly after taking off from Nepal's capital was hit by a bird, the pilot told air traffic controllers moments before the crash, according to Kathmandu airport. Police say all 19 people on board the Sita Air craft were killed in the crash on the outskirts of Kathmandu, including seven Britons and five Chinese. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Nepalese fireman and volunteers help extinguish flames from the wreckage of the Sita airplane after it crashed in Manohara, Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu on September 28, 2012.The plane which went down shortly after taking off from Nepal's capital was hit by a bird, the pilot told air traffic controllers moments before the crash, according to Kathmandu airport. Police say all 19 people on board the Sita Air craft were killed in the crash on the outskirts of Kathmandu, including seven Britons and five Chinese. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Nepalese fireman and rescue workers show a passport and money collected from the wreckage of a Sita airplane after it crashed in Manohara, Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu on September 28, 2012.The plane which went down shortly after taking off from Nepal's capital was hit by a bird, the pilot told air traffic controllers moments before the crash, according to Kathmandu airport. Police say all 19 people on board the Sita Air craft were killed in the crash on the outskirts of Kathmandu, including seven Britons and five Chinese. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A fireman looks at flames from the wreckage of the Sita Air Dornier plane crash in Manohara, on the outskirts of the Kathmandu on September 28, 2012. The small passenger plane carrying 19 people crashed on the outskirts of the Nepalese capital, killing everyone on board including seven Britons and five Chinese, police said. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Onlookers and rescuers are seen near the wreckage of an Sita Air Dornier plane crash site in Manohara, on the outskirts of Kathmandu on September 28, 2012. The small passenger plane carrying 19 people crashed on the outskirts of the Nepalese capital, killing everyone on board including five Japanese, two Italians and a Briton, police said. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Onlookers and rescuers are seen near the wreckage of an Sita Air Dornier plane crash site in Manohara, on the outskirts of Kathmandu on September 28, 2012. The small passenger plane carrying 19 people crashed on the outskirts of the Nepalese capital, killing everyone on board including five Japanese, two Italians, five Britons and five Chinese police said. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Onlookers and rescuers are seen near the wreckage of an Sita Air Dornier plane crash site in Manohara, on the outskirts of Kathmandu on September 28, 2012. The small passenger plane carrying 19 people crashed on the outskirts of the Nepalese capital, killing everyone on board including five Japanese, two Italians and a Briton, police said. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Nepalese rescue team members and onlookers cross the Manhora river for the Sita air plane crash site in Manohara, Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu on September 28, 2012.The plane which went down shortly after taking off from Nepal's capital was hit by a bird, the pilot told air traffic controllers moments before the crash, according to Kathmandu airport. Police say all 19 people on board the Sita Air craft were killed in the crash on the outskirts of Kathmandu, including seven Britons and five Chinese. (AFP/Getty Images)