Rescuers recover bodies from Nepal crash site

STORY: Two more bodies were recovered on Monday, taking the death toll to 70, said Navin Acharya, an official at the rescue coordination center at Kathmandu airport. The search was called off for the remaining two missing people as darkness descended and will resume on Tuesday, he said.

Local media reported that postmortem of 24 deceased would be conducted in Pokhara, remaining would be flown to capital Kathmandu.

Searchers also found the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder of the passenger flight.

The plane, on a scheduled flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara, gateway to the scenic Annapurna mountain range, was carrying 57 Nepalis, five Indians, four Russians, two South Koreans, and one person each from Argentina, Ireland, Australia and France.