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Helicopter crash in earthquake-ravaged Nepal claims four

June 3, 2015  By Yahoo News

Four people, including three staff from medical charity MSF, died Tuesday when a helicopter crashed that had been delivering aid to an earthquake-devastated region in Nepal, security forces and the aircraft operator said.

The aircraft was carrying four people, including the pilot and three workers from Doctors Without Borders, known by its French initials MSF, when it came down in a forested area north of the capital, police and company officials said.

“The helicopter crashed at 4:30 pm (1045 GMT) in Sindhupalchowk district after it hit electricity lines, according to villagers there,” said local police official Dipak Kharel. | READ MORE


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