Seven Britons were among the 19 people killed when a small plane crashed shortly after take-off from Kathmandu, Nepal after reportedly hitting a large bird.
The Foreign Office has confirmed that seven Britons are amongst the dead, and that the families have been informed.
The Nepalese Police say that everyone on board the twin-engine propeller-driven Dornier aircraft died in the accident, also including five Chinese and seven Nepalese.
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