A person from India has been killed today after being struck by the tail rotor of Manang Air’s AS350B3e (H125) chopper with registration ‘9N-AMV’ at Hilsa.
The Indian has been identified as Mr. Nagendra Kumar Meheta who was en-route to Kailash Mansarover from Simikot Airport.
When he was proceeding towards the helipad unfortunately the tail rotor struck him resulting in death. It has been reported the accident occurred when Mr. Meheta went to the wrong direction.
The helicopter has also received substantial damage at its tail part.