Shree Airlines chopper meets with accident at TIA

Published On: November 5, 2016 05:06 PM NPT By: Susheel Bhattarai  | @sushbhattarai

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: A helicopter of Shree Airlines met with an accident at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Saturday morning.

TIA Spokesperson Premnath Thakur told Republica Online that the AS 350 B 3 chopper met with a minor mishap while taking off to Jiri, Dolakha.

The wings cover of the helicopter hit a mud mound while taking off to bring a patient.

Thakur added that the chopper resumed regular operation from this afternoon after a safety team of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal and Shree Airlines engineers carried out a safety check.

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