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Sunday, 14 April 2019

Plane that skids off runway and crashes into helicopter on ground, leave three people dead


Three people have died and another four left injured after a passenger plane smashed into a stationary helicopter during take-off. The horrific smash happened earlier this morning near Mount Everest in Nepal. Among the dead are the co-pilot of the small aircraft and two police officers who were stood close the helicopter.








Police spokesman Uttam Raj Subedi said: ‘The co-pilot and a policeman died at the crash site. ‘Another police officer died in a hospital in Kathmandu.’ This photo taken on August 23, 2017 shows a cassowary wandering about next to a chicken in Sorong's Malagufuk village. Agricultural plantations, touted as a means to improve economic opportunities, are rapidly expanding in Papua, alarming some local villagers and conservationists who fear forests will be destroyed and the birds that inhabit them driven to the brink of extinction. Environmentalists also worry a centuries-old trade in the birds could be contributing to dwindling numbers in the wild. / AFP PHOTO / GOH Chai Hin / TO GO WITH Indonesia-Papua-animal-environment, FEATURE by Kiki Siregar (Photo credit should read GOH CHAI HIN/AFP/Getty Images)'World's deadliest bird' kills its owner after attacking him when he fell The Summit Air plane was trying to take off from Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla when it skidded off the runway, aviation official Raj Kumar Chhetri said. All the injured have been airlifted to a hospital in Kathmandu by air ambulance. A further four passengers and flight attendant on the place are all safe. epaselect epa07505285 A view of the crash site of a domestic Summit Air aircraft and a helicopter at Lukla Airport, Solukhumbu district, Nepal, 14 April 2019. At least two people died and five were injured in the accident between a plane and a parked helicopter after take-off, according to media reports. EPA/RAM NEPAL BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE Two police officers are among the dead (Picture: EPA) Mandatory Credit: Photo by Xinhua/REX (10203795a) A view of the crash site of a domestic Summit Air aircraft and a helicopter at Lukla Airport Plane crash, Solukhumbu, Nepal - 14 Apr 2019 Following the crash, authorities suspended services from the airport (Picture: Rex) Both Summit Air and the Manang Air helicopter are private airline companies which carry tourists and locals to the country’s remoter areas. Authorities suspended services from the airport in the aftermath of the crash. The airport is often referred to as the world’s most dangerous because of the short runway and difficult approach. thumbnail for post ID 9198951One dead and three injured in Melbourne nightclub shooting It’s open only to helicopters and small fixed-wing aircraft and sits 9,334 feet (2,845 meters) above sea level. In May 2017, a cargo flight was landing in Lukla when it lost altitude and crashed into a mountain below the runway, killing both pilots. Poor visibility was blamed for the accident. In February, a helicopter flying in bad weather crashed into a mountain in northeastern Nepal, killing all seven people on board, including the country’s tourism minister.

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Three people have died and another four left injured after a passenger plane smashed into a stationary helicopter during take-off. The horrific smash happened earlier this morning near Mount Everest in Nepal. Among the dead are the co-pilot of the small aircraft and two police officers who were stood close the helicopter.

 At least two people died and five were injured in the accident between a plane and a parked helicopter after take-off, according to media reports. EPA/RAM NEPAL BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE Two police officers are among the dead (Picture: EPA) Mandatory Credit: Photo by Xinhua/REX (10203795a) A view of the crash site of a domestic Summit Air aircraft and a helicopter at Lukla Airport Plane crash, Solukhumbu, Nepal - 14 Apr 2019 Following the crash, authorities suspended services from the airport (Picture: Rex) Both Summit Air and the Manang Air helicopter are private airline companies which carry tourists and locals to the country’s remoter areas.
Authorities suspended services from the airport in the aftermath of the crash. 

The airport is often referred to as the world’s most dangerous because of the short runway and difficult approach. thumbnail for post ID 9198951One dead and three injured in Melbourne nightclub shooting It’s open only to helicopters and small fixed-wing aircraft and sits 9,334 feet (2,845 meters) above sea level. In May 2017, a cargo flight was landing in Lukla when it lost altitude and crashed into a mountain below the runway, killing both pilots. Poor visibility was blamed for the accident. In February, a helicopter flying in bad weather crashed into a mountain in northeastern Nepal, killing all seven people on board, including the country’s tourism minister.




Police spokesman Uttam Raj Subedi said: ‘The co-pilot and a policeman died at the crash site. ‘Another police officer died in a hospital in Kathmandu.’ This photo taken on August 23, 2017 shows a cassowary wandering about next to a chicken in Sorong's Malagufuk village. Agricultural plantations, touted as a means to improve economic opportunities, are rapidly expanding in Papua, alarming some local villagers and conservationists who fear forests will be destroyed and the birds that inhabit them driven to the brink of extinction. Environmentalists also worry a centuries-old trade in the birds could be contributing to dwindling numbers in the wild. / AFP PHOTO / GOH Chai Hin / TO GO WITH Indonesia-Papua-animal-environment, FEATURE by Kiki Siregar (Photo credit should read GOH CHAI HIN/AFP/Getty Images)'World's deadliest bird' kills its owner after attacking him when he fell The Summit Air plane was trying to take off from Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla when it skidded off the runway, aviation official Raj Kumar Chhetri said. All the injured have been airlifted to a hospital in Kathmandu by air ambulance. A further four passengers and flight attendant on the place are all safe. epaselect epa07505285 A view of the crash site of a domestic Summit Air aircraft and a helicopter at Lukla Airport, Solukhumbu district, Nepal, 14 April 2019. At least two people died and five were injured in the accident between a plane and a parked helicopter after take-off, according to media reports. EPA/RAM NEPAL BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE Two police officers are among the dead (Picture: EPA) Mandatory Credit: Photo by Xinhua/REX (10203795a) A view of the crash site of a domestic Summit Air aircraft and a helicopter at Lukla Airport Plane crash, Solukhumbu, Nepal - 14 Apr 2019 Following the crash, authorities suspended services from the airport (Picture: Rex) Both Summit Air and the Manang Air helicopter are private airline companies which carry tourists and locals to the country’s remoter areas. Authorities suspended services from the airport in the aftermath of the crash. The airport is often referred to as the world’s most dangerous because of the short runway and difficult approach. thumbnail for post ID 9198951One dead and three injured in Melbourne nightclub shooting It’s open only to helicopters and small fixed-wing aircraft and sits 9,334 feet (2,845 meters) above sea level. In May 2017, a cargo flight was landing in Lukla when it lost altitude and crashed into a mountain below the runway, killing both pilots. Poor visibility was blamed for the accident. In February, a helicopter flying in bad weather crashed into a mountain in northeastern Nepal, killing all seven people on board, including the country’s tourism minister.

Read more: https://metro.co.uk/2019/04/14/three-dead-after-plane-skids-off-runway-and-crashes-into-helicopter-on-ground-9199295/?ito=cbshare
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