According to local authorities, the number of victims of the tragedy has increased to three people.
Residents of the city of Lukla filmed the effects of the crash of a light-passenger passenger plane at a local airport. According to eyewitnesses of the tragedy, during takeoff, the board lost control and collided with two helicopters standing on the runway.
“ According to preliminary information, the plane taking off lost control and collided with a helicopter, ” the Setopati publication quotes the representative of local authorities Narendra Rai .
According to the latest data, the number of casualties has increased to three: the pilot of the aircraft, as well as the technician and the police officer, who were near the helicopters. In the hospital Kathmandu there are two more victims.
As Life reported, another major plane crash occurred in Nepal in February . In the east of the country, a helicopter crashed, carrying six people. They all died. Among the passengers was Nepal’s Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adikari.