At least three killed in Summit Air plane crash at Lukla airport http://bit.ly/2KB0n4K
A co-pilot and two policemen were killed when a Summit Air plane skidded off the runway during take-off and collided with two parked helicopters at Lukla airport on Sunday morning.
Tribhuvan International Airport spokesperson Pratap Babu Tiwari said that S Dhungana, co-pilot of the plane, and Assistant Sub-Inspector Ram Bahadur Khadka, who was stationed at the helipad, were killed in the incident. Assistant Sub-Inspector Rudra Bahadur Shrestha, who was injured in the incident and airlifted to Kathmandu, died at Grande Hospital, hospital sources said.
The incident occurred as the aircraft with registration 9N-AMH skidded off the runway while preparing to take off and hit two helicopters parked 30-50 metres from the runway.
Captain RB Rokaya who was flying the aircraft and Captain Chet Gurung of Manang Air, who was in the helicopter, were also injured in the incident. They are receiving treatment at Grande Hospital and are said to be out of danger. The aircraft had hit the helicopters of Manang Air and Shree Air.
Over 10,000 arrested, protests against Floyd killing continue469Yesterday, 17:30
Hong Kong: Tear gas fired as thousands protest new security law (photo, video)362424.05.2020, 19:45
More than 60,000 crew members are stuck onboard 91 cruise ships in US waters and ports365214.05.2020, 22:20
Iran naval accident is Said to kill at least 20 during exercise (video)361011.05.2020, 11:30
Turkish footballer murders 5-year-old son637110.05.2020, 11:00
Paralysed mother, 79, who was 'buried alive in an abandoned tomb by her son' miraculously survives after being trapped in the pit for three days (photo)364907.05.2020, 23:10