Bad weather, imperishable turf caused U.S. chopper pile-up in Nepal – army | Reuters

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KATHMANDUThe pile-up of a U.S. troops helicopter distributing assist to victims of an trembler in Nepal in May was caused by bad continue and a imperishable turf of a Himalayan region, Nepal’s army said.

The disadvantage of a Marines UH-1Y Huey helicopter, that had left blank on May 12, was found 3 days after on a high slope nearby unenlightened timberland high in a mountains.

Six U.S. Marines, dual Nepalese soldiers and 5 civilians were killed in a crash.

“Because of a turf and bad continue a helicopter … collided with tough stone and crashed about 11,200 feet (3,413 metres) above a sea turn in Kalinchok,” Nepal’s army pronounced in a matter late on Friday, following a corner review with a U.S. troops into a accident.

The helicopter was partial of a outrageous general service and rescue operation for a victims of a trembler that struck Nepal on Apr 25.

The upheaval and a second shock on May 12 killed during slightest 8,832 people and harmed some-more than 22,000.

(Reporting by Gopal Sharma; Editing by Tommy Wilkes and Paul Tait)

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