CALABASAS, Jan 27 Overcast skies and fog reported at the scene of the helicopter crash that killed former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others appear likely to become a key focus of aviation experts investigating the weekend tragedy near Los Angeles.

CALABASAS, Calif. Jan 27: Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA’s all-time greatest players whose international stardom transcended basketball, was killed at age 41 on Sunday in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven others on board, officials said.

TAIPEI, Jan 2: Taiwan’s top military official was among eight people killed on Thursday, after a helicopter carrying them to visit soldiers crashed in a mountainous area near the capital Taipei, the defence ministry said.

TAIPEI, TAIWAN, JAN 2: Taiwan’s top military official was killed in an air force helicopter crash Thursday morning that killed seven other people, the defense ministry said. Five people survived the crash in mountains outside the capital.

HONOLULU, Dec 28:  The search for the final person missing after a Hawaii tour helicopter crash killed six is expected to resume Saturday depending on weather, officials said.

NEW YORK, June 11: A helicopter crashed on the roof of a rain-shrouded midtown Manhattan skyscraper Monday, killing the pilot and briefly triggering memories of 9/11, after an erratic trip across some of the nation’s most restricted airspace. Authorities said they did not suspect terrorism.

KIEV, May 30: A Ukrainian Soviet-designed military helicopter Mi-8 crashed late on Wednesday in western Ukraine, killing all four crew members, Ukrainian land forces said on Thursday.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

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KATHMANDU, March 6: Nepal Army has recovered a 9 mm pistol carried by Arjun Ghimire, bodyguard of the late Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari, which had gone missing during the Taplejung helicopter crash from the accident site.

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KATHMANDU, March 2: The last rites of six of the seven deceased in Taplejung helicopter crash including Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari were performed on Friday. Minister Adhikari’s last rites were performed with state honor at Ramghat of Kaski, the home district of the deceased minister.

KATHMANDU, March 1 : Last rites of the four of the Taplejung helicopter crash were performed at Pashupati Aryaghat today afternoon according to their religion and culture.

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February 28, 2019 18:00 pm

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KASKI, Feb 28: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, who was killed in a helicopter crash in Taplejung on Wednesday, will be cremated with state honours here at Ramghat on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28 : Bibeksheel Nepali Party (BNP) offered its deepest sorrow over the Taplejung helicopter crash in which all onboard seven people including Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari were killed.

NCP Chair Dahal meets bereaved families

February 28, 2019 12:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal has extended condolences to the bereaved family of Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, who was killed in a helicopter crash on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Noted tourism entrepreneur Ang Tshering Sherpa died in a helicopter crash in Taplejung district on Wednesday afternoon.

TAPLEJUNG, Feb 28: A helicopter crash in Taplejung district on Wednesday afternoon claimed the lives of all seven people on board, including Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari.

Govt forms probe committee

February 28, 2019 07:54 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The government has formed a probe panel to investigate Wednesday’s helicopter crash that killed seven persons including Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari in Taplejung.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Minister for Culture, Tourism, Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari, who died aged 49 in a helicopter crash in Taplejung Wednesday, will be best remembered for breathing new life into Nepal’s stagnant civil aviation and tourism.

POKHARA, Feb 28: Residents of Kaski district remember Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari for his warm and cheerful personality. Following his untimely demise in a helicopter crash on Wednesday, locals said he will always be remembered as a much-loved leader who touched the heart of youths and the older generation alike.

Feb 27 : 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

MEXICO CITY, Dec 25: A husband-and-wife political power couple who were the current and ex-governors of the central Mexican state of Puebla died in a Christmas Eve helicopter crash, officials announced.

LONDON, Dec 7: British air accident investigators looking into the cause of the helicopter crash that killed Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha said on Thursday that the failure of the tail rotor mechanism had caused the pilot to lose control.

LEICESTER, Oct 29: Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai tycoon, was killed along with four others when his helicopter crashed and then exploded after a Premier League match on Saturday, the soccer club and police said.

LEICESTER, Oct 28: A helicopter belonging to Leicester City football club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha crashed in a ball of flames in the club’s car park on Saturday after a Premier League match, British media said.

The plights of northern Gorkha

September 10, 2018 04:30 am

GORKHA, Sept 10: On Saturday morning, a horrible helicopter crash in the dense forest of Mailungpakha of Meghan Rural Municipality-1 in Nuwakot district claimed the life of six and left one critically injured. Chowang Nurbu of ChumanubriRural Municipality of bordering Gorkha died in the accident while Aaani Dolma Dikki of the same rural municipality survived with critical injuries.