Nepal

Sri Lankan Airlines debuts flights to Kathmandu, Nepal

SriLankan Airlines will start flying to Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, starting August 31, 2021.  ...


Three dead after Nepali aircraft hit helicopters while taking off

A small plane of the company Summit Air crashed during takeoff after colliding with two parked helicopters. The accident killed three people and injured three....


Nepal crash: final report points to pilot's ‘emotional breakdown’

The pilot of a US-Bangla Airlines plane that crashed upon landing in Kathmandu last March “seemed to have an emotional breakdown”, Nepalese investigators state. Based on data retrieved from the cockpit voice recorder, the probe suggests the captain was in a disturbed mental state due to “stress” during the flight, a factor that contributed to the crash....


Nepal crash: final report details erratic, dangerous maneuvering

Investigators have released the final report into the crash that took the lives of 51 people last March, detailing the disturbing behavior of the captain and the erratic course of the aircraft in its final moments of approach at Kathmandu, Nepal....


Deadly crash in Nepal: pilot wept, lied and smoked inflight

A months-long investigation by the Nepali government into the deadly plane crash at an international airport in Kathmandu, has pointed to the fault of a pilot....


Bell Helicopter delivers 407GXP to Simrik Air in Nepal

Bell Helicopter delivered the first Bell 407GXP to Nepal with customer Simrik Air. This is the customer’s first Bell helicopter and is outfitted for multi-mission capabilities, including travel and tourism and search and rescue....


Another passenger plane crashes in Nepal

A small aircraft carrying 11 people has crashed in Nepal just two days after another disaster that killed 23 passengers and crew....