Helicopter crash kills 7 in central Nepal: official


Katmandu, August 8: All seven on board including a newly-born baby were killed in a Fishtail Air Helicopter crash in Madanpur area of Nuwakot District of Central Nepal on Monday, a Home Ministry spokesman confirmed.

“Five adults, a captain and a new born are found dead in the crash site,” Yadav Koirala told Xinhua.

Police have been deployed in the crash site, which is some 45 kilometers from the capital city Kathmandu.

Captain Ranjan Limbu was piloting the helicopter, which was bringing a patient to the capital from Gorkha district of Western Nepal.

Source: Agencies