Helicopter crashes in quake-hit Nepal; 4 killed
Kathmandu: At least four people including a woman were killed today when a helicopter carrying relief material crashed in one of the worst quake-hit mountainous regions in Nepal.
Nepal police said the chopper of Kathmandu-based Mountain Helicopters came down in a forested area north of the capital.
It was returning to Kathmandu when it crashed at Yamuna Balefi Village in Sindhupalchowk district.
Bodies of three men and a woman were recovered by Nepalese troops from the crash site. Rescuers were trying to take the bodies to Kathmandu, a senior official said.
The chopper had caught fire. Another helicopter has been dispatched to the crash site.
Further information is awaited, said a Tribhuvan International Airport staff.