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US-Bangla pilot Abid Sultan’s wife Afsana Khanom dies

  • Published at 11:08 am March 23rd, 2018
  • Last updated at 12:13 am March 24th, 2018
US-Bangla pilot Abid Sultan’s wife Afsana Khanom dies
AfsanaKhanom, the widow of US-Bangla plane crash victim, pilot Abid Sultan, has passed away at a hospital in Dhaka. Afsana, who was on life support at the National Institute of Neurosciences and Hospital following a stroke on Sunday, breathed her last on Friday morning, said hospital sources. Abid Sultan, who sustained injuries in the plane crash in Kathmandu, Nepal, died at Norvic International Hospital there, a day after the incident. US-Bangla Airlines flight BS211, which flew from Dhaka to Kathmandu carrying 67 passengers and four crew members, crashed at Nepal’s Tribhuvan International Airport on March 12, leaving 49 people, including 26 Bangladeshis, dead.