At least three people are killed after a collision at Lukla Airport. Locals said a Summit Air plane with call sign 9N-AMH collided with a helicopter of Manang Air, which was parked within the airport premise.
At least two persons have been dead, while few others are injured," local media reported. It has been reported that the Summir Air plane was en route to Kathmandu from Lukla.
At least four persons including Manang Air Pilot CB Gurung have been injured in the incident.
“All injured have been airlifted to Kathmandu and they are undergoing treatment at Grande Hospital,” Pandey added.
The deceased include co-pilot of the ill -fated plane Sunil Dhungana and Ram Bahadur Khadka, an assistant sub inspector of Nepal Police, airport officials at Lukla said.
According to sources at Grande Hospital, sub inspector of Nepal Police Rudra Bahadur Shrestha who was seriously injured in Lukla crash, breathed his last while undergoing treatment.