Missing US helicopter found crashed

KATHMANDU, MAY 15 - After more than 60 hours, a search and rescue mission on Friday recovered the debris of crashed UH-1Y Huey helicopter at the Northern slope of Kalinchowk hill in Dolakha district. No survivors have been reported.  

Defence Ministry Secretary Ishwori Prasad Paudyal confirmed that the US military chopper was found crashed on the hillside. Further details are yet to come.

The chopper with six US Marines and two Nepali soldiers on board had been missing since Tuesday evening. The chopper was deployed for search and rescue mission to Dolakha, one of the districts hit hardest by both the quakes.

Source: www.ekantipur.com

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