Nepal | October 19, 2019

Ultra-light aircraft crashes onto field after overshooting runway

Bharat Koirala

Nepal Army personnel and others are seen at the crash site in Pokhara airport on Tuesday, May 07, 2019. Photo: Bharat Koirala/THT

POKHARA: An ultra-light aircraft overshot the runway while landing at the Pokhara regional airport in Pokhara Metropolitan City on Tuesday.

No one was hurt in the incident, according to the airport official.

Kashinath Poudel, administrative officer at the airport, said, “French pilot Eric and a local tourist Anis Bhattachan were safe.”

Gyrocopter’s wing and cockpit windshield were slightly damaged in the incident, Poudel shared.

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