Rasuwa — A helicopter belonging to Fishtail Air met with a minor accident while taking off from Langtang, Rasuwa for Dhunche on Thursday.
The helicopter with the call sign 9N – AJI was en route to Kyangen from Dhunche when it crashed while landing, said District Police Chief, Avadesh Bista.
The chopper was operated by a Swedish pilot and the pilot has sustained minor injuries in the mishap.
The accident happened when the chopper was returning to Dhunche after unloading relief materials.
It has been learnt that a private company had chartered the chopper to ferry construction materials to the quake-hit village. The helicopter had loaded the materials from the district headquarters Dhunche.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.