Manang Air Pilot Who Crashed on Oct 14th Passed Away

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Written by Binayak Karki

Prakash Kumar Sedhain, the pilot of the Manang Air helicopter that tragically crashed on October 14, has passed away during his treatment at the National Burn Centre in Mumbai, India.

He suffered severe burn injuries, affecting approximately 45 to 50 percent of his body, including his face and limbs. Despite extensive efforts to save him, his injuries proved too severe for treatment in Kathmandu, necessitating his urgent transfer to Mumbai.

The helicopter, identified by the call sign 9N-ANJ, had crashed in Lobuche, Solukhumbu, marking a tragic incident

Read: CAAN Bans Manang Air from Flying Following Recent Copter Crash (

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Binayak - based in Kathmandu - is an editor and author writing for eTurboNews.

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