Famous Folk Singer Nira Chhantyal died in Nepal Plane Crash

How Did Nira Chhantyal Die?

Nira Chhantyal, a folk singer from Nepal, was killed in a plane crash on her way to a concert in Pokhara. Plane Crashes in Nepal Nira Chhantyal, Folk Singer, Passes Away 68 People, Including Her, Perished On The Overbooked Yeti Airlines Flight.

The plane crash in Nepal on Sunday has sent global shock waves. There were 72 individuals on board, including 68 passengers, and 69 bodies had been located as of this writing. The plane was supposed to fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara but crashed. According to published sources, Nira Chhantyal, a well-known folk singer in Nepal, was also on the flight. The list of fatalities from this incident includes him.

The rumor is that Nira planned on going to a performance in Pokhara. In Nepal, Nira had a lot of name recognition. On social media, she frequently posted her tunes. His music has a sizable YouTube following. Just over a month ago, he put up a new song on YouTube, which has received much positive feedback from listeners. The song “Pirtiko Dori” is one of his many hits that has become a staple in Nepali music playlists.

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On Sunday, a flight on Yeti Airlines, a Nepalese airline, took passengers from Kathmandu to Pokhara on an ATR-72. Sixty-eight passengers and two crew members made up the total. Co-pilot Anju Khatiwada also lost his life in this jet. This was Anju’s last flight. Anju’s husband had also died in a plane tragedy a few years before this.

Folk Singer Nira Chhantyal
Folk Singer Nira Chhantyal

68 people killed in Nepal’s Yeti Airlines plane crash

India’s Capital, New Delhi, Folk singer Nira Chantal was among the 68 passengers who died in a plane crash in Nepal on Sunday.

Nira’s death in the accident was confirmed by her sister, Heera Chantyal Sherchan, who was also killed. Nira was on her way to Pokhara for a Magh Sankranti celebration.

Nira had also posted photographs and wishes of Magh Sankranti on Facebook. Earlier, she posted a status to Facebook that read, “I should have fun in Pokhara tomorrow.”

On Monday, I slated Nira to perform at a volleyball tournament for men and women hosted by the Nepal Chantyal Youth Association in Pokhara.

According to Naveen Gharti Chantyal, secretary of the Nepal Chantyal Youth Union Kaski, the event was canceled after the plane tragedy.

68 passengers and 4 crew members boarded the jet that went down between western Nepal’s old and new airports. Yeti Airlines took out an ATR 72-600 with two engines from Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital.

There were fifteen non-natives on board, including six kids. The airlines claimed in a statement that the plane contained 53 Nepalis, five Indians, four Russians, two Koreans, one Argentinian, and one each from Ireland, Australia, and France.

Nira to perform
Nira to perform

They have identified five Indians flying on the plane as Abhisekh Kushwaha, Bishal Sharma, Anil Kumar Rajbhar, Sonu Jaiswal, and Sanjaya Jaiswal, a Yeti Airlines official said, news agency PTI reported.

Pokhara plane tragedy leaves 72 people dead, some of them Indians. Our deepest sympathies go out to the bereaved families of those who have passed on. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this tragedy,” the Ambassador of Nepal to India.


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