Turkish Airlines plane slides off Nepal runway

KATHMANDU: The Airbus 330 (THY 726) en route to Kathmandu from Istanbul veered towards right on landing before coming to a halt due to heavy fog at Tribhuvan International Airport on Wednesday morning.

Out of 238 passengers, some reported to have been wounded slightly. All the crew and passengers were safely evacuated just after the incident.

According to an official statement by THY, one of the injured passengers was sent to the hospital.