Missing in the Himalayas helicopter with six passengers fell into Nepal, media reported

© Flickr / Asian Development Apcmain ambulance in Nepal. Archival photoMissing in the Himalayas helicopter with six passengers fell into Nepal, media reported© Flickr / Asian Development Bank

Missing Saturday morning in the Himalayas helicopter company Altitude Air, on Board of which were six passengers and the pilot, according to witnesses, fell in Nuwakot district in Central Nepal, according to the Himalayan Times newspaper with reference to the Director of the airline.

Earlier it was reported that a helicopter carrying a patient from a village Brew to Kathmandu, lost contact with air traffic controllers Tribhuvan International airport around 8.10 am (11.10 GMT).

According to recent reports, local residents saw a helicopter in the district of Nuwakot, when he made an emergency landing. On Board were six passengers, including 68-year-old Japanese tourist Hiromi Komatsu, and five Nepalis. Managing Director of Altitude Air NIMA Nuru Sherpa, citing local residents, said that the crashed helicopter did not fire.

A helicopter of the Nepal army and one private helicopter with the rescue teams trying to reach the scene of the crash, but weather conditions hampered the operation. The details of the incident are being investigated.

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