Shree Airlines brings back the human remains from Sudan


A CRJ-700 aircraft belonging to Shree Airlines ’9N-AMB’ that flew to Sudan yesterday via Muscat as Transit has made its return flight back to Kathmandu. The jet aircraft was chartered by Nepal Army to fetch the human remain of Lt. Col. Ridesh Bista who passed away during his appointment at United Nations Peace Keeping Mission.

The aircraft departed Kathmandu yesterday with 3 captains and 1 co-pilot for the mission and landed at 8:15 AM today at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). The flight landed at Khartoum International Airport, Sudan and made a transit at Muscat in Oman both the ways. The flight was made after the special approvals from multiple countries aviation authorities because of the lockdown in many parts of the world. Due to this, the approval for the flight had taken a significant amount of time. The remain could be recovered almost 2 weeks after he passed away.

The cost of the charter will be provided by the United Nations.

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