Videos tagged with "accident"
Helicopter Crash on Mountain a Russian MI-17 Crashes on Takeoff from Mount Everest Base Camp Nepal [00:59]
Helicopter Crash on Mountain a Russian MI-17 Crashes on Taking off from a Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal, on May 28th 2003. An accident report on AERO News Network states -- "A Russian Mi-17 turbine helicopter, enroute to Base Camp with porters on their way to the 50th anniversary celebrations of Mount Everest's (29002 feet) first climb, crashed Wednesday with at least three fatalities and seven reported injuries/survivors. The Mi-17 was based in Kathmandu and chartered from Simrik Air. On board were five porters, a mountain guide and four crew members. On its return the helo was to have picked up climbers that had just returned from having climbed the mountain in celebration of the May 29, 1953 ascent by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. The accident, seen on video, shows the Mi-17 on approach to landing and veering off to the left, suddenly, in a descent to disappear beyond a ridge line. The sight of parts flying about, shortly thereafter, occurs (apparently) at impact. Two of the dead were reported as mountain porter Phudorji Sherpa and cabin attendant Anup Dewan. An airport official claimed that, "The chopper left Kathmandu in the morning but because of bad weather it stopped at Lukla airport (in NE Nepal) for some time. It later proceeded to the Base Camp and crashed nearby." Among the injured was a German woman, who had the misfortune to be walking near Base Camp when the helicopter crashed. Listed in serious condition are Cris Lising (of Germany), the ...
Himalayan Foothills Adventure part 2 [10:31]
An adventure by 4 Aussie blokes to ride 500cc Royal Enfields from New Delhi to central Nepal and back. The trip was not as expected, but did include breakdowns, accidents, sickness and getting lost. Originally Kathmandu was in the plan, but time constraints caused that to cut from the route. Even so, 2800km and 15 days was a great ride, meeting interesting people, enjoying fabulous sights, and sumptuous foods, mostly roadside.
Nepal road accident [00:34]
two men on bike were running on fast with their bike and suddenly a bicycle crossed the way of bike, person on bike pressed fast break to stop itself from hitting bicycle, it managed to stop hitting bicycle but person on bike lost control of bike and fell onto busy road, just then a truck ran onto them( this happened infront of Om Hospital located in Chahabil, Kathmandu Nepal).
Bird blamed for fatal Nepal plane crash [00:51]
Bird blamed for fatal Nepal plane crash Flames devour what's left of a light aircraft that crashed on take-off from Kathmandu killing all 19 people on board. Seven British and five Chinese passengers are among the dead. Before the crash the pilot radioed air traffic controllers saying the aircraft had hit a bird. The plane was bound on a clear morning for Lukla - a gateway to Mount Everest. The crash of the propeller-driven Dornier aircraft is the sixth fatal air accident in less than two years in Nepal, where more than a dozen small private carriers often brave bad weather to fly to mountain areas where there are no proper roads.