Kathmandu, April 15
The government has formed a probe committee to investigate into the Summit Air’s plane crash at Lukla-based Tenzing Hilary Airport in Solukhumbu on Sunday morning.
According to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, the probe committee is headed by former Director General of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Rajesh Raj Dali.
Members in the committee are Nepal Airlines Corporation’s engineer Rajesh Shrestha and Sita Air’s pilot Rabindra Dangol. Likewise, Joint Secretary at Ministry of Tourism, Buddhi Sagar Lamichhane has been designated the member secretary of the committee.
Three people including two police were killed and the four others were injured in the crash that took place at 9:22 am on Sunday.
The accident occurred when the aircraft skidded off and collided with parked helicopters owned by Shree Air and Manang Air while taking off from Lukla to Ramechhap.
Published on April 15th, Monday, 2019 2:14 PM