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Man killed by helicopter rear propeller, pilot arrested

- RSS, CHAUTARA

Aug 4, 2014-

Police have arrested Sujal Shrestha, helicopter pilot of Fishtail Air, after a man was killed by the rear propeller of the helicopter.

Shrestha of Sinamangal, Kathmandu Metrololis-9 was arrested this morning and further investigation is underway, according to District Police Office, Sindhupalchowk.

The accident took place while the helicopter with the call sign 9 NA-AJI was landing at the 'The Last Resort' at Listi VDC-5 of the Sindhupalchowk district to receive foreign tourists. Resort manager Thakur Rimal, 31, of Nuwakot died in the accident.

The body has been airlifted to the Tribhuwan University Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, for a postmortem.

Published: 04-08-2014 16:06

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