Prithula Rashid, a life cut short
Published : 13 Mar 2018, 16:39
Prithula Rashid, the co-pilot of the ill-fated US-Bangla airlines aircraft who was among the 49 victims, is being mourned by her friends and family.
An alumnus of North South University, Rashid’s Facebook profile was flooded with comments from people, pouring in their condolences and love.
“Prithula Rashid, student of the Department of English & Modern Languages of NSU and Co-Pilot of US Bangla Airlines (Flight BS211), has passed away in the Kathmandu plane crash today. Please pray for her departed soul,” wrote North South University in its official page.
She joined, US-Bangla Airlines as the Airline Pilot/First Officer on July 2016, according to her Facebook profile.
She completed her training from Arirang Flying School, her profile added.
At least 49 people, including 26 Bangladeshis, were killed when the US-Bangla flight from Dhaka crashed in Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport yesterday.
Rajkumer Chhetri, general manager of Tribhuvan International Airport, today The Daily Star that all four cabin crew members including pilot Abid Sultan and co-pilot Prithula died in the plane crash.
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