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KATHMANDU (Reuter) - All 18 people aboard an aircraft flying out of Kathmandu were feared dead yesterday when it crashed into a hillside in western Nepal. 'There is little hope of finding anybody alive,' a senior police officer said. An army helicopter spotted the wreckage on Chule Ghopte hill in the western district of Tanahun.