Nepal's airline sacrifices goat to fix jet

The BBC reports that Nepal's government-owned airline fixed a jet that has electrical problem by sacrificing a goat.

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The offering was made to Akash Bhairab, the Hindu god of sky protection, whose symbol is seen on the company's planes.

The airline said that after Sunday's ceremony the plane successfully completed a flight to Hong Kong.

"The snag in the plane has now been fixed and the aircraft has resumed its flights," senior airline official Raju KC was quoted as saying by Reuters.