TIA to remain closed till 5 pm

Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) which has been closed since Wednesday morning after Turkish Airlines Airbus met with an accident will remain closed till 5 pm today.

Purna Prasad Chudal, manager of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) informed that the recovery team both form Nepal and India are busy in changing the nose wheel of the plane.

Maintenance work like gravelling of the ground is also underway at this hour, he added. Around 12,000 passengers have been hit due to the disruption of international flights at the TIA.

Source: Myrepublica