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Plane crashes in Lukla airport, two people killed


Kathmandu, 14 April (2019) – An aircraft of Summit Air crashed at Tenzing Hillary Airport, Lukla Sunday morning. The crash occurred while the aircraft was taking off.

The aircraft 9M-AMH lost control at the runway and went on to hit two helicopters parked at the helipad located nearby.

Co-pilot Sudip Dhungana and Assistant Sub-Inspector Ram Bahadur Khadka who was stationed at the helipad have been killed in the incident.

Captain Ravi Nath Rokaya who was flying the aircraft has been seriously injured in the incident.

Assistant Sun-Inspector Rudra Bahadur Khadka also has been injured. All the injured have been flown to Kathmandu for treatment.