Lukla plane crash: Death toll climbs to 3
Kathmandu, 14 April (2019) – Three people have been confirmed killed in the Summit Air crash at Tenzing Hillary Airport Lukla Sunday morning.
Police Headquarters have confirmed that Assistant Sub-inspector Ram Bahadur Khadka and co-pilot of the aircraft Sujit Dhungana were killed on the spot.
Assistant Sub-inspector Rudra Bahadur Shrestha was seriously injured and flown to Kathmandu for treatment but he succumbed to the injuries.
Pilot Ravi Nath Rokaya is undergoing treatment.
Police Headquarters have said that four passengers in the aircraft are unharmed in the accident.
The aircraft bumped into Manang Air’s helicopter while taking off.
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