Aeroprakt Crashes in Nepal

Saturday, October 5, 2013
By George Hatcher


An Avia Club Nepal Aeroprakt A-22 Foxbat crashed in Nepal with two aboard.

The Aeroprakt A-22 Foxbat is an ultralight that was flying out of Pokhara Airport in bad weather.

The plane impacted in a mountain range near Shanti Stupa in Pokhara. Neither the Pilot Stephan Shrestha nor the Chinese tourist Jun Liu survived the impact.

Shrestha was the sports aviation entrepreneur who established Avia Club Nepal in 2001. His pilot training was in Arizona.

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