Accident happened in the rescue operations following a major earthquake which hit Nepal on 25-Apr-15. Nepalese villagers had demanded to be rescued before the tourists and in the ensuing confusion, a villager was killed by the rotor blades – likely that means “walked into the tail rotor”
Skids caught on fence on final approach to land. Helicopter ended up on its starboard side, injuring all four on board, one seriously. Occupants named here as DG Sherpa, Anita Sherpa, Lakpa Sonam Sherpa, and helicopter pilot Captain Arun Malla.
Crashed when trying to make an emergency landing on the bank of Karnali River, killing one of the 6 POB. According to this report Police have identified the deceased as Tek Bahadur Tapali, station manager of Humla office of the Nepalese CAA. The injured were named as pilot David Talu, an Italian national, flight manager Dilak Shrestha, Goma Airlines pilot Prajwal Bhattarai, co-pilot Yadi Sherpa, and Gobinda Lama
Tail damaged in force landing on river bank after “technical problems”.Â Wrongly quoted in some reports as 9N-AWI.Â Three Japanese and two Nepali passengers and the Australian pilotÂ are safe