Two die in ultralight aircraft crash in Pokhara

काठमाण्डु टुडे २०७० असोज १७ गते ७:५२ मा प्रकाशित

Pokhara, Oct. 3: Two persons including a foreigner died after an Ultralight Aircraft on a sightseeing flight met with an accident at Shanti Stupa hill at Pumdibhumdi VDC this morning.

The deceased have been identified as Captain Steven Shrestha and a passenger, Jun Liu, a Chinese national. According to the District Police Office, Kaski, they died while undergoing treatment at Charak Hospital, Pokhara.

Police suspect that the aircraft crashed at 9:00 am after Captain Shrestha failed to control the aircraft as it was raining in Pokhara since morning and hills were foggy. RSS

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