Nepal Summit Air crash accident kills two, injures five

Nepal Summit Air crash accident kills two, injures five

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Help us grow and continue telling Israel's story to the world. The injured include Captain RB Rokaya, who was flying the aircraft, Captain Chet Gurung of Manang Air, who was inside the helicopter, a security official and a flight attendant.

"Two people died on the spot and the third one died while undergoing treatment in a hospital in Kathmandu", airport official Pratap Babu Tiwari told Reuters.

Among the dead were the plane's co-pilot and two police officers who were near the parked helicopter, said Nepal police spokesman Uttam Raj Subedi.

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The airport is often referred to as the world's most unsafe because of the short runway and hard approach.

Three people have been killed and four injured after a plane crashed during takeoff near Mount Everest.

Air crashes are common in mostly mountainous Nepal, home to eight of the world's 14 highest mountain peaks, including Mount Everest. Earlier this year, on February 27th, another incident of a privately owned helicopter of Air Dynasty crashed into a hillside and reported seven fatalities including the country's Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister- Rabindra Adhikari, Deputy Director and Director General of CAAN and the Sub-Secretary of the Government of Nepal among others.

Hospital officials prepare to unload the body of a plane crash victim outside the Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, April 14, 2019.

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