Obama offers condolence over loss of lives in chopper crash
May 16, 2015-
The United States President Barack Obama has expressed condolence to the families of six US Marines and two Nepali soldiers who lost their lives when a US Marine Corps UH-1Y Huey helicopter involved in relief operation to earthquake victims crashed.
The helicopter had gone missing since Tuesday afternoon after delivering aid at Charikot in Dolakha district. Its wreckage was found on a steep slope of the mountainous area of Ghorthali village in Sindhupalchok district on Friday, after almost 68 hours of search.
Published: 16-05-2015 16:18