Wednesday, 21 August, 2019

Nepal plane hits parked helicopter while taking off, killing three

3 Killed As Plane Hits Two Helicopters While Taking Off In Nepal Nepal Summit Air crash accident kills two, injures five
Patty Aguilar | 16 April, 2019, 03:47

At least three people were killed when a Summit Air plane collided with a parked (Manang Air) helicopter while taking off for Ramechhap at Lukla airport in Nepal on Sunday morning.

Five people sustained injuries in the incident and were taken to Kathmandu for treatment.

The injured were airlifted to Kathmandu by helicopter, Nepal police spokesman Uttam Raj Subedi said. The dead included a pilot of the plane and two police officers who were near the parked helicopter.

The four passengers and a flight attendant were safe.

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The airport, built in 1964, is rated as one of the most risky airports in the world due to strong tailwinds and a short runway.

The Twin Otter aircraft crashed into the helicopter at Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla, known as the gateway to the world's highest mountain, 125 km (78 miles) northeast of capital Kathmandu. Only helicopters and small winged aircraft are allowed in this airspace.

The Lukla airport was built by New Zealand mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary - who together with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first to reach the 8,850-metre (29,035-foot) Everest peak in 1953 - as a gift to the people of the remote Solukhumbu region where it is located. Earlier this year, on February 27th, another incident of a privately owned helicopter of Air Dynasty crashed into a hillside and reported seven fatalities including the country's Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister- Rabindra Adhikari, Deputy Director and Director General of CAAN and the Sub-Secretary of the Government of Nepal among others.

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