Baku. 27 February. REPORT.AZ/ A helicopter carrying six persons including Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari has crashed in Pathibhara, Taplejung on Wednesday afternoon, Report informs citing RIA Novosti. The crash occurred at Sisne of Fungling Municipality-10, Taplejung airport officials told Biratnagar air traffic control tower.
Witnesses during the crash heard a loud explosion, after which the fire erupted.
At the moment, the number of casualties is currently unknown. Rescue teams are on the way and need another 2 hours to reach the scene.