Mount Everest rescue pilot risks her own life to save adventurers from Nepal’s perilous peaks

Nepal’s only female helicopter rescue pilot, Priya Adhikari, says she has seen enough death and destruction on the mountains to rid her of any desire to climb them. “I don’t climb, I land,” she laughs. Flying is a male-dominated profession,…

New Zealand Paramedics involved in Nepal aircraft rescue

The co-pilot of a cargo plane that smashed into the mountains near Mt Everest has an NZ paramedic and two other Kiwis to thank for his life. Paramedic Andrew Roy was one of three Kiwis involved in the dramatic rescue…

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