At the airport the aircraft collided with a helicopter, three people were killed
The aircraft when taxiing at the airport in the East of Nepal collided with a helicopter at least three people were killed and another five were injured.
The incident occurred near the city of Lukla – a reloading point for hikers and climbers heading to the Everest neighborhood.
Authorities say that, at the time of the accident the aircraft had no passengers, otherwise the number of victims could be much higher.
On the causes of the collision have not yet been reported. Police are investigating the incident.
Airstrips in Nepal are traditionally considered to be one of the most dangerous, even for experienced pilots due to the surrounding mountains.