The bodies of the 13 Indian citizens who died in the Agni Air 9N AIG air crash flying from Pokhara to Jomsom in Nepal were brought to Kathmandu by Nepal Army chopper on 14th May.This was stated in a Press Statement byEmbassy of India ,Kathmandu.All the relatives have been contacted and the bodies have been identified. The formalities including the post-mortem and embalming of the bodies have been completed at the Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu. The mortal remains of 10 deceased have been handed over to their relatives and are being sent to their respective hometowns today. These include the bodies of Mr. Shiv Arora, Mrs Menka Arora, Mr. Kamal Arora, Mr. M. Handa, Mrs. R. Handa, Mrs. Geeta Sachdev and Ms. Taruni Sachdev (Mumbai); Mr. Sudarshan (Chennai); and Mr. Krishna Chaitanya and Mr. Venkat Raman Ganti (Hyderabad). The relatives of Mr. V. Gopi and Mrs. Swarnalaxmi have arrived in Kathmandu and will take the bodies to India after completion of formalities.
2. Ms. Tirumala Kidambi Sreevardhini and Ms. Tirumala Kidambi Sreepada are currently undergoing treatment at Manipal Hospital, Pokhara and are out of danger. Their father Mr. Tirumala Kidambi Sreekanth is still unconscious and is receiving treatment. The relatives of the family have arrived in Pokhara. The mortal remains of Mrs. Echambadi Lata, wife of Mr. Tirumala Kidambi Sreekanth, are in Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu and will be handed over to the relatives.
3. The Embassy of India is providing active support and relief to the Indians being treated at the Manipal Hospital, Pokhara and for the prompt dispatch of the mortal remains of the Indian nationals killed in the accident to their respective hometowns in India.
4. A control room / information centre has been set up in the Indian Embassy, Kathmandu. The phone numbers of the centre are 00-977-1-4412135 and 00-977-1-4411751.