Altitude Air ‘9N-ALS’ H125 Helicopter which went missing has been crashed at SatyaDevi Area forest of Dhading district at 5500 feet killing 6 peoples on board.
According to the statement issued by Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Dead bodies are being carried from Crash site to nearby Helipad by Nepal Army & Police. It is anticipated to take around one(1) hour to reach the crash site. Out of Six (06), four (04) dead body were found inside Helicopter while two (02) were found outside the helicopter within 50 meters of crash site Dhading SatyaDevi (Coordinate: 28˚ 00’ 18” N 085 ˚ 01’22” E).
The deceased on the crash are identified as Captain Nischal K.C., Japanese national Hiromi Komatsu (68), Nepali citizens namely Dilli Bahadur Gurung (40), Hira Sherpa of (37), Chowang Sherpa (22) and Sunil Tamang (22). Rescuers recovered six bodies from the incident site this afternoon. Lho Ani Dolma Diki the only survivor of the crash has been airlifted to Medicity Hospital at ETA 1151 UTC by Simrik Air Bell 407GXP ‘9N-ALT’ Helicopter.