Russian dies in Pokhara ultralight aircraft accidentA Russian national died when an ultralight aircraft he was piloting crashed at Chapakot-6 in Pokhara on Wednesday.
Published at : November 23, 2016
Updated at : November 23, 2016 18:03
A Russian national died when an ultralight aircraft he was piloting crashed at Chapakot-6 in Pokhara on Wednesday.
The man identified as Alexandar Maximov, 62, passport number 5N05695819, died while undergoing treatment at Gandaki Medical College. Another Canadian national Jillene Marie Volker,27, also flying on the aircraft suffered injuries and has been receiving treatment at the same hospital.
DSP Gajusiddhi Bajracharya informed the aircraft crashed some 200 meters from the runway immediately after take-off. The aircraft, call sign 9NANC, was owned by Avia Club.
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