Nepal Helicopter Crash | Nepali: Wreckage of missing helicopter with foreign nationals found, 5 bodies recovered so far

Representative Image New Delhi. According to a news received from Nepal, on Tuesday, where a helicopter crash went missing near Mount Everest. On the other hand, according to the news received, the search team found the wreckage of the missing helicopter, five bodies have also been recovered. At the time when contact with the helicopter was lost, it was flying at an altitude above 12,000 feet. At the same time, the last location of the missing helicopter was being told near Lamjura pass. #UPDATE | Nepal | Search team finds the wreckage of missing helicopter, five bodies recovered: Police. “The helicopter has been found at the border of Likhu PK village council and Dudhkunda Municipality-2 commonly called Lamajura Danda. The villagers have retrieved the five… — ANI (@ANI) July 11, 2023 On the matter, Nepal Police said that the search team has found the debris of the missing helicopter, while five bodies have also been recovered so far. DIG of Koshi Prant Police Rajeshnath Bastola informed on the matter that, “The crashed helicopter has been found on the border of Likhu PK Gram Parishad and Dudhkunda Municipality-2 which is commonly known as Lamajura Danda. Villagers have recovered 5 bodies so far.” According to the police, it seems that the helicopter might have hit a tree on the top of the hill. “The bodies recovered are yet to be identified,” said DIG Bastola. Significantly, according to Nepal aviation officials, the Manang Air chopper took off from Sukri for Kathmandu at 10:04 am today. Nepal Civil Aviation Authority official Gyanendra Bhul said the helicopter lost contact with the control tower at 10:13 a.m. 10 minutes after take-off and disappeared from the radar. According to the reports, Senior Captain Chhet Gurung was flying the helicopter. Apart from them, there were 5 foreign nationals on board, who are said to be from Mexico. Let us inform that, earlier in January last too, there was a major plane crash in Nepal, in which 68 people died. Yeti Airlines plane crashed in Pokhara, 205 km from Kathmandu. It was an ATR-72 plane, carrying 68 passengers and four crew members. Of the 68 passengers killed there, 53 were Nepalese, 5 Indians, 4 Russians, one Irish, two Koreans, one Afghan and one French.

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