Kathmandu gets first aviation museum


The construction of the new aviation museum at Sinamangal, Kathmandu, has completed and is ready to welcome visitors. The museum was built by the Bed Upreti Trust and Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (Caan) after success of similar museum built by Captain Bed Upreti in the mid-western district of Dhangadi.

The museum has been built using a decommissioned Airbus A330 aircraft belonging to Turkish Airlines, which crash landed on Tribhuvan International Airport in March 2015. The crash closed Nepal’s only international airport for four days.

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