A plane has crashed at Kathmandu's worldwide airport, but as yet there has been no news of casualties.
"We are in the process of putting out the fire and rescuing the passengers", airport spokesman Prem Nath Thakur said to reporters.
Passengers were being evacuated from the plane and fire fighters at the spot were trying to extinguish the fire.
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Victims' bodies have been recovered from the wreckage, an official said. "Details are awaited", he said.
An airport spokesperson told the Kathmandu Post there are fears of casualties.
Airport officials said 67 people were on board the Dash 8.
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Live footage posted on Facebook showed the towering columns of smoke rising behind the runway, where another plane stood waiting on the tarmac. The aircraft with call sign S2-AGU took off from Dhaka and landed at TIA at 2:20 pm.
FlighRadar24 stated in a tweet that the doomed plane was a Bombardier Q400, which can carry 70-78 passengers.
An airplane carrying 71 people has crashed at an airport in Kathmandu, Nepal on Monday, with an unknown number of people dead or injured.
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US-Bangla Airlines is a unit of the US-Bangla Group, a US Bangladeshi joint venture company.
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