Manang Air Helicopter crash: Six including Pilot dead

The Helicopter belonging to Manang Air with five Mexican nationals on board crashed at Deurali Bhanjyang near Lamjura Pass in Solukhumbu.

All the passengers including Captain Chet Gurung died and all bodies of the deceased have been recovered, according to the District Administration Office, Solukhumbu.

The Helicopter had taken off form Surke near Lukla to Kathmandu past 10 in the morning and lost contact with the communication system soon after.