Three dead in horrific plane crash into helicopter near Mount Everest

Three dead in horrific plane crash into helicopter near Mount Everest

According to The Sun, the Summit Air plane was taking off from Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla, north-eastern Nepal, when it crashed into the helicopter which was stationary on a helipad.

The incident occurred as the plane - a Twin Otter belonging to Summit Air - with registration 9N-AMH skidded off the runway while preparing to take off and hit helicopters parked 30-50 metres from the runway, the Kathmandu Post reported.

The plane's pilot, the helicopter's pilot and an airport worker were among the injured. Hoards of people gathered around the aircraft wreckage following the crash as debris was strewn on the ground. At least three people were killed and four injured on Sunday after a small plane crashed into a parked helicopter during takeoff at the only airport in Nepal's Everest region.

"Another police officer died in a hospital in Kathmandu".

Both airlines are private companies serving locals and tourists in the remote areas of Nepal.

Police spokesman Uttam Raj Subedi said: "The co-pilot and a policeman died at the crash site".

Four other passengers on board the plane were unhurt. The aircraft had hit the helicopters of Manang Air and Shree Air.

It is also popular as Lukla is the place where most people begin to climb the Mount Everest Base Camp.

Air crashes are common in mostly mountainous Nepal, home to eight of the world's 14 highest mountain peaks, including Mount Everest.

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