First photos: The horrific Sita Air airplane crash near Kathmandu

World | | September 28, 2012, 11:52 am
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Nepalese police search through the debris at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

Nepalese police search through the debris at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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Nepalese police officers move the remains of a Sita Air airplane at the crash site near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

Nepalese police officers move the remains of a Sita Air airplane at the crash site near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

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Nepalese police walk through the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

Nepalese police walk through the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

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A Nepalese rescue worker carries the flight data recorder of a Sita Air airplane at the crash site near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

A Nepalese rescue worker carries the flight data recorder of a Sita Air airplane at the crash site near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

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Nepalese police search through the debris at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

Nepalese police search through the debris at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

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Nepalese police search through the debris at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

Nepalese police search through the debris at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

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Nepalese police salvage debris at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

Nepalese police salvage debris at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

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A Nepalese soldier, right, and firefighter display a British passport and a dollar bill found at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

A Nepalese soldier, right, and firefighter display a British passport and a dollar bill found at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

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A Nepalese relative of a crew member cries at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

A Nepalese relative of a crew member cries at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

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A Nepalese relative of a crew member is comforted at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

A Nepalese relative of a crew member is comforted at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

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Nepalese police search through the debris at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

Nepalese police search through the debris at the crash site of a Sita Air airplane near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

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Nepalese police search move the remains of a Sita Air airplane at the crash site near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

Nepalese police search move the remains of a Sita Air airplane at the crash site near Kathmandu, Nepal, early Friday, September 28, 2012.

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The plane carrying trekkers into the Everest region crashed just after takeoff Friday morning in Nepal's capital, killing all 19 people on board.

The plane carrying trekkers into the Everest region crashed just after takeoff Friday morning in Nepal's capital, killing all 19 people on board.