Stories Tagged 'Helicopter crash'
Before taking off an aircraft, three factors are mainly to be considered: wind, cloud, and weather. In Taplejung, there was a strong wind, thick cloud, and heavy snowfall--all thought to be critical weather conditions. Despite these warnings, the pilot decided to fly.full story »
Ang Tshering Sherpa, the aviation and hospitality entrepreneur who rose from humble beginnings to become one of the most powerful businessmen in the country, died in a helicopter crash.full story »
Rabindra Adhikari, along with six other people were killed after an Air Dynasty helicopter crashed into a cliff in Taplejung.full story »
The accident was the second chopper accident in recent years involving high-profile individuals in the eastern mountain district.full story »
An army helicopter crashed in southwestern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing 25 people on board, including a top commander and the head of the provincial council key in fighting off a Taliban attack in May, officials said. full story »
The bodies of victims who died in a chopper crash in Nuwakot district on Saturday, have been brought to Kathmandu on Sunday.full story »
Six people including the pilot died when Altitude Air helicopter crashed at Mailung Pakha in Meghang Rural Municipality, Nuwakot district, on Saturday morning.full story »