Makalu Air crash update: Dead bodies brought to Kathmandu

Posted on by S Karki

The dead bodies of two pilots who died on the Makalu Air Cessna Grand Caravan 208B crash at Simikot today have been brought to Kathmandu.

Mountain Helicopter brought the bodies from crash site at Simikot pass in Kharpunath Municipality of Humla to Surkhet and then the bodies were brought to Kathmandu by Simrik Air.

Photo:ekantipur.com

The aircraft took off from Surkhet at 06:15 hours local time on a domestic cargo flight to Simikot, where it was scheduled arrive at 06:55. It went missing for almost 4 hours and then was found crashed at mountainside of Simikot pass at an altitude of 12,800 feet.

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