Nepalese authorities: loss of contact with a passenger plane carrying 22 people

Today the Nepalese authorities have lost contact with a passenger plane operated by a private airline in Nepal, with 22 people on board.
Local authorities said the plane was in travel from the city of Pokhara, about 200 km north-west of the capital Kathmandu, to Jomsom, about 80 km north-west, with a landing scheduled at 10:20 local time.