Bodies of Taplejung crash victims to be kept at Tundikhel for final tribute

Taplejung helicopter crash, Rabindra Adhkari

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The bodies of Rabindra Adhikari, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation and six others, who were killed in a chopper crash in Taplejung district on Wednesday, will be kept at Tundikhel for the final tributes.

The bodies are currently being airlifted to the capital from the Suketar airport.

The bodies will be taken to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital from the Tribhuvan International Airport for autopsy—before bringing them to Tundikhel.

Then bodies will then be handed over to the relatives.

Meanwhile, parents of Minister Adhikar have already arrived at the capital to receive the bodies. Minister Adhikari’s last rite will be performed in his hometown Pokhara.

A helicopter carrying the victims of Taplejung chopper crash takes off from Suketar airport, Taplejung.

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