The Washington Times - September 7, 2007, 02:21PM

Nepal Airlines said the animals were slaughtered in front of the plane — a Boeing 757 — at Kathmandu airport.\ \ \ 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.\
Audrey Hudson, Homeland Security reporter, The Washington Times