The Latest: Official says plane landed from wrong direction

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A top airport official in Nepal says the plane that crashed as it landed in the country's capital today had approached the airport's only runway from the wrong direction.

The plane was carrying 71 people on a flight from Bangladesh . Officials say at least 50 people were killed. According to officials and witnesses, the plane swerved erratically and flew dangerously low before it crashed and erupted in flames.

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