Six people, including five Mexican tourists and a Nepali pilot, died in a helicopter crash in Nepal’s Mount Everest region on Tuesday, according to aviation authorities. The helicopter, operated by Manang Air, was travelling from near Lukla, the gateway for climbing expeditions to the world’s highest peak, to the capital city of Kathmandu.

1. 2023: Yeti Airlines Crash in Pokhara –

In January 2023, a tragic accident took place when a Yeti Airlines flight crashed near the central city of Pokhara.

All 72 people on board, including passengers and crew members, lost their lives in the incident. The aircraft plummeted into a steep gorge, breaking into pieces and bursting into flames as it approached Pokhara.

2. 2022:

Tara Air Crash in Mustang District – On May 29, 2022, a Tara Air plane crashed in Mustang district, resulting in the fatalities of all 22 individuals aboard.

3. 2018:

US-Bangla Airlines Crash near Kathmandu – In 2018, a tragic accident occurred near Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport involving a US-Bangla Airlines flight.

The plane crash-landed, causing the death of 51 people, while 20 others sustained serious injuries.

 

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