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LET 410 vs Helicopter (Manang) collision at Lukla

Old 14th Apr 2019, 04:19
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LET 410 vs Helicopter (Manang) collision at Lukla

Just posted on the Tenzing Hillary Airport Facebook site. Nothing posted about casualties.

(Or maybe it is a Dornier.)

"भर्खरै भएको दुर्घटना.
लुक्लामा Manang Helicopter र Summit Air को दु:खद दुर्घटना,"
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Old 14th Apr 2019, 05:11
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Looks like a LET 410 Summit Air 9N-AMH




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Old 14th Apr 2019, 05:14
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Initial reports are two killed, five injured.

https://www.indiatoday.in/world/stor...474-2019-04-14
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Old 14th Apr 2019, 12:03
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Old 15th Apr 2019, 01:47
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Reported on Wikipedia and elsewhere as a Summit Air Let 410 and impacting two helicopters of Manang Air and Shree Air.
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Old 15th Apr 2019, 02:02
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Really good thing there was no fire! hose hand held fire instiginsher would not have stopped anything

other footages show: the airplane wing grabbed the heli just below the rotor head at the MGB and flipped it over with a lot of energy
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Really weird accident.
To me from the outside without knowing the aircraft I would think of a right engine failure, a locked brake, front wheel steering failure or a rudder failure.
I don't know the LET's systems.
Luckily no pax on board.
Rip to all people involved.
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