Nepal Tourism Minister Dead In Helicopter Crash
Kathmandu: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has informed that Nepalese Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari and seven others have been killed in a helicopter crash, which took place in Nepal’s Tehrathum district.
Apart from Adhikari, the Air Dynasty helicopter was carrying six others, including Ang Tsering Sherpa, a prominent aviation and hospitality entrepreneur, Yubaraj Dahal, personal aide to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Birendra Prasad Shrestha, Deputy Director General of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, news agency PTI said.
The crash came to light after local residents in Pathibara area informed the police about a huge flame at the site, moments after the chopper went missing.
PTI informed that the Office of the Nepalese Prime Minister and Council of Minister has summoned an emergency cabinet meeting at the official residence of the Prime Minister in Baluwatar.