Nepal plane crash: Local man among dead

A man from the Isle of Whithorn in Dumfries and Galloway is one of the 19 people killed in a plane crash in Nepal.

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PM: Nepal plane crash 'deeply tragic'

Responding to news of the crash in Nepal, Prime Minister David Cameron said:

"It is an absolutely horrific incident and obviously I feel for the families concerned.

"I know our ambassador in Nepal is on the case and on the spot dealing with it. Obviously we will have to find out exactly what happened.

"It is a deeply, deeply tragic case."

– Prime Minister, David Cameron

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