Kathmandu : More than 60 hours after it was reported missing, a search and rescue mission on Friday recovered the debris of a US helicopter that crashed in the mountainous terrain of Nepal.
The UH-1Y Huey helicopter, which carried six US Marines and two Nepali soldiers, was found on the northern slope of Kalinchowk hill in Dolakha district, e-Kantipur reported.
No survivor has been reported.
Defence ministry Secretary Ishwori Prasad Paudyal confirmed the finding.
The chopper was deployed for search and rescue mission to Dolakha, one of the districts hit hardest by the series of quakes that have rocked Nepal since April 25.