An aircraft carrying foreign tourists crashed in Nepal on Sunday morning, news agencies reported.

Eighteen bodies were reportedly pulled out of the wreckage of the plane. There were 19 people onboard the plane which belonged to Buddha Air. Sixteen of them were tourists and the rest three were crew members. The dead included 10 Indians, TV channels reported.

The sole survivor was rushed to hospital.

The plane crashed in Bisankunarayan village near Nepal’s capital Katmandu while it was returning after taking the tourists to view the Mount Everest.

Police said rescuers had reached the crash site. However, they refused to reveal the cause of the crash. There was dense fog and the visibility was very low when the accident happened.