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Govt. forms commission to investigate Altitude Air helicopter crash

  Kathmandu, Nepal      September 09 2018


Kathmandu, Nepal: The government has on Sunday formed a three-member commission to investigate into fatal crash of an Altitude Air helicopter in Nuwakot on Saturday. 

In the fatal crash, six people including a Japanese national were killed while one person was rescued alive. The safely rescued woman has been receiving treatment in Kathmandu.  

The thee member commission, formed under the eldership of Joint Secretary Buddhi Sagar Lamichhane at the Aviation Safety Division of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, has been assigned to investigate into the accident and submit its report as early as possible.

Simrik Air’s Senior Captain Sidhhartha Jung Gurung and Senior Engineer Meghendra Kumar Shrestha of Summit Air have been included as members of the commission.  The commission is allowed to appoint its member- secretary.