UPDATE: Three executed, three harmed in Lukla Plane crash,

UPDATE: Three executed, three harmed in Lukla Plane crash,

UPDATE: Three executed, three harmed in Lukla Plane crash,


At least three individuals were murdered when a Summit Air 9N AMH (L410) plane crashed into a stopped (Manang Air) helicopter while taking off for Ramechhap at Lukla airplane terminal this morning.According to Suman Pandey, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Fish Tail Air, the occurrence happened at around 9:10 am at Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla, a noteworthy portal to Mt Everest.At least three people including Manang Air (9N-ALC) Pilot CB Gurung have been harmed in the incident.”All harmed have been carried to Kathmandu and they are experiencing treatment at Grande Hospital,” Pandey added.The perished incorporate Summit Air’s co-pilot Sujit Dhungana and Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police Ram Bahadur Khadka who were positioned in Lukla for air terminal security, air terminal authorities at Lukla said.According to sources, at Grande Hospital, Sub-Inspector of Nepal Police Rudra Bahadur Shrestha who was genuinely harmed, inhaled his last while experiencing treatment.

The episode happened after Summit air ship with team individuals on board took a misguided course on take-off and hit adjacent stopped choppers, District Police Office in Solukhumbu said.According to the press explanation issued by Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the Summit Air’s plane and Manang Air’s chopper were totally devastated in the occurrence, while another chopper (9N-ALK) having a place with Shree Airlines was halfway damaged.There were no travelers locally available while the airplane took off for Manthali, a cop said.Summit Air’s pilot Captain RB Rokaya and airline steward R Lama are safe.Bodies of the expired have been carried to Kathmandu for posthumous.

The airplane terminal has been shut after the occurrence.



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