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Nepal Army cargo plane pilot died at the spot as the plane overshoot the runway during an emergency landing at Bajura Airport on Tuesday.

While co-pilot Anita Ale and Steward Purna Bahadur Khadka have suffered serious injuries Pilot-in-Command Colonel Kailash Gurung died, Chief of Nepalgunj Airport Pratab Babu Tiwari stated.

The injured were flown to Nepalgunj on a Sita Airlines plane and have been taken to Kohalpur Hospital in Banke for treatment.

The plane took off for Simikot in Humla from Surkhet district was diverted to Bajura Airport after strong winds halted the normal flight.