February 27 , 2019
Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) is deeply saddened and moved by the untimely and unfortunate demise of Hon’ble Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Mr. Rabindra Adhikari, Chairman of Yeti Airlines and tourism veteran Mr. Ang Tshering Sherpa, Deputy Director General of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Mr. Birendra Shrestha, Under Secretary at the Prime Minister’s office Mr. Yubaraj Dahal, CAAN Engineer Dhruba Das Bhochhibhaya, Captain Prabhakar KC and Security Personnel Arjun Ghimire in a tragic helicopter accident that occurred on 27 February 2019 in Taplejung.
This irreparable and profound loss of such prominent personalities from tourism and aviation sector has plunged the whole country into deepest grief.
On behalf of TAAN and its 1800 members, we take this moment to express our heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased and pray for their strength and courage to persevere and overcome this painful period.
May the departed souls rest in eternal peace.
Nava Raj Dahal
President & TAAN Family