By RSS on Sep 10,2018 - 14:04
The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has formed a three-member Probe Commission to carry out the investigations into helicopter crash of Altitude Air on Saturday.
Joint-Secretary at the Ministry Buddhi Sagar Lamichhane is the chairperson of the Probe Commission while senior captain at Smrik Air, Siddhartha Jung Gurung, and senior engineer at Summit Air Meghendra Kumar Shrestha are the members in the probe commission.
The Probe Commission was formed as per the ministry-level decision on Sunday, assigning the commission to submit the report as soon as possible by carrying out facts and truth of the incident, reads a press release issued by the Ministry.
The helicopter en route to Kathmandu from Samagaun of Gorkha was crashed in the forest of Meghang locating on the border of Nuwakot and Dhading districts on Saturday. Pilot Nischal KC and five other passengers on board the chopper died in the crash. However, Ani Dolma, was rescued alive. Dolma is receiving treatment at Lalitpur-based Medicity Hospital. Paying tribute towards the departed souls, the Ministry has expressed the condolence towards the bereaved families and wished speedy recovery for the injured.
The shutdown called by Biplav-led Communist Party of Nepal has no impact in the Kathmandu valley. Spokesperson at the Metropolitan Police Office Ranipokhari, Shyam Lal Gyawali, said vehicular movement in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts is normal. The Metropolitan Police Office Ranipokhari looks after the security, and law and order in the Kathmandu valley.
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