Nepal is known worldwide for its astonishing beauty – with high mountains and breathtaking landscapes, it’s a top destination for adventure-seekers. The country regularly attracts international tourists, many of whom come to conquer its challenging peaks. But as much as Nepal inspires awe, it has a troubling record of air safety. Over the past 30 years, more than 700 people have lost their lives in deadly plane crashes in the country. Why does Nepal’s aviation industry suffer from such a poor safety record? To uncover the truth behind the numbers, DW reporter Zobaer Ahmed spoke to experts, victims’ relatives, and representatives of the country’s civil aviation authority.
This documentary will examine the possible causes of air safety issues in Nepal, ranging from weather conditions to human error. It will also look at the steps the country is taking to make air travel safer, as well as the challenges it faces in doing so. The film will offer glimpses into the impact of air safety issues on the country’s economy, tourism industry, and the lives of the people who call Nepal home. Don’t miss out on this revealing documentary on Nepal’s aviation industry.