Thursday, 11 August 2016

Rest In Peace Capt. Ranjan Limbu

Posted by Anup Baral August 11, 2016 :

On 8th Aug, 2016 another black cloud of tragic crash once again surrounded aviation of Nepal. Different issues regarding flight safety, pilot’s ability, aircraft’s age, meteorological condition, technical aspects, etc. begin to get attentions at the peak in various news medias and public when a helicopter(AS350B2) belonging to Fishtail Air registered as 9N-AKA enroute to Kathmandu from Fidim, Gorkha crashed on the hill of Madanpur-9 of Nuwakot district. All seven people, including a new-born, on board a Fishtail Air helicopter that crashed Bhetini in Nuwakot district on Monday, have been confirmed dead, Nepal Army Brigadier General Tara Bahadur Karki said. The wreckage of the crashed chopper was found at Tucche cliff of Bhetini. The helicopter that took off from Gorkha this afternoon was airlifting the new-born for treatment in Kathmandu with her mother. Captain Ranjan Limbu, Staff Nurse Nisha Tamang, one Laxmi Gurung, Kitman Gurung, of Siddhadhibas, Gorkha, his wife Aagyani, Priti Gurung, 19, and her five-day-old son, have been killed.

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