Helicopter crashes in Nepal, at least 5 people killed

At least 5 persons have been killed and one missing in a helicopter crash in Meghan rural municipality area in Nuwakot district of Nepal.

The Kathmandu-bound Altitude Air helicopter lost contact with air traffic control after taking off from Gorkha district this morning. The chopper was having seven people on board including the pilot. According to police five bodies have been recovered and one person is missing.

A woman has been rescued alive with injuries, her condition is critical. The accident site is covered in a dense forest area and search operation has been affected due to bad weather.

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