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Two Killed in Helicopter Crash at Everst Base Camp

May 28 2003 at 10:04 AM
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Kathmandu - A helicopter carrying porters for the 50th anniversary celebrations of Mount Everest's conquest crashed on Wednesday near Base Camp, killing two and injuring seven others.
The privately owned Mi-17 from Kathmandu veered off course within sight of Base Camp's tents, hurling debris into the air.
The Simrik Air chopper carried five porters, a mountain guide and four crew members and was to have picked up summiters fresh from their climb of the world's tallest mountain.
http://www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1365666,00.html

 
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