Helicopter carrying relief material crashes in quake-hit Nepal, kills 4

Nepal police said the chopper of Kathmandu-based Mountain Helicopters came down in a forested area north of the capital.

By: Press Trust of India | Kathmandu | Updated: June 2, 2015 10:18 pm
Nepal, Nepal helicopter crash, Helicopter crash, Helicopter crash in nepal, Nepal mountain helicopter crash, Chopper crash, Nepal chopper crash,  Kathmandu based Mountain Helicopters, Quake hit nepal, nepal latest news, asia news, world news Bodies of three men and a woman were recovered by Nepalese troops from the crash site. Rescuers were trying to take the bodies to Kathmandu, a senior official said.

At least four people including a woman were killed on Tuesday when a helicopter carrying relief materials crashed in one of the worst quake-hit mountainous regions in Nepal.

Nepal police said the chopper of Kathmandu-based Mountain Helicopters came down in a forested area north of the capital. It was returning to Kathmandu when it crashed at Yamuna Balefi Village in Sindhupalchowk district.

Bodies of three men and a woman were recovered by Nepalese troops from the crash site. Rescuers were trying to take the bodies to Kathmandu, a senior official said.

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The chopper had caught fire.

Another helicopter has been dispatched to the crash site.

Further informations are awaited, said a Tribhuvan International Airport staff.

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