somersby

Bodies of helicopter crash victims being brought to Kathmandu

Wreckage of an Altitude Air helicopter that crashed in Nuwakot district, on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Nuwakot, September 9

Bodies of those who were killed in the Altitude Air helicopter crash in Meghang of Nuwakot district on Saturday have been brought to the district headquarters Bidur this morning.

According to police, the deceased’s bodies were retrieved on Saturday night with the help of local people.  However, geographical difficulties obstructed transporting their bodies, said Chief District Officer Uddhav Bahadur Thapa, adding that preparations were underway to send the deceased’s bodies to Kathmandu.

The helicopter crashed at Mailung Pakha in Meghang Rural Municipality on Saturday morning, killing six of seven people on board the helicopter.

Those killed in the crash have been identified as senior captain Nischal KC, Dilli Bahadur Gurung of Ramechhap, Hira Sherpa of Dolakha, Chewang Nurbu of Bhumanubri Rural Municipality-2 in Gorkha, Sunil Tamang of Sindhupalchok, and the Japanese national Hiromi Komatsu with passport no 713612068).

However, Ani Dolma Dikki of Gorkha survived the crash.

RSS


Published on September 9th, Sunday, 2018 10:43 AM


Download Onlinekhabar App. Android click here & IOS click here . Keep in touch with us on Facebook, Twitter & YouTube.

Related News Two killed in Nuwakot mini-truck accident Shree Air’s plane brushes against another at Kathmandu airport, minor damage reported Qatar Airways aircraft grounded in Kathmandu after pilot spots feather

No Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You May Like This