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Three dead in Nepal as plane crashes into helicopter mid-take off at treacherous Everest ‘gateway’ airport

A small plane operated by a private airline in Nepal hit a parked helicopter on Sunday while preparing to take off in a mountainous area near Mount Everest, killing three people including a co-pilot, an airport official said.The Twin Otter aircraft crashed into the helicopter at Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla, known as the gateway to the world’s highest mountain, 125km (78 miles) northeast of capital Kathmandu.The plane, operated by Summit Air, was not carrying passengers as it was trying to…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Three dead in Nepal as plane crashes into helicopter mid-take off at treacherous Everest ‘gateway’ airport, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Three dead in Nepal as plane crashes into helicopter mid-take off at treacherous Everest ‘gateway’ airport

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Sunday, 14 April

 

 

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