Tail rotor suffered minor damage after it stuck the ground while attempting to take off
Helicopter was taking off at Lubuche when it suffered damage to the tail boom/rotor. All 3 occupants safe
Emergency landing made due to tail rotor problems
Landing made prior to arriving at intended destination due to weather. Intended routing was Kathmandu from Pokhara
Tail damaged in force landing on river bank after “technical problems”. Wrongly quoted in some reports as 9N-AWI. Three Japanese and two Nepali passengers and the Australian pilot are safe
Two crewmembers, Captain Sabin Basnet and Engineer Purna Awale, have been killed in the crash.