Mrs. Roshani Acharya has given birth to a child onboard of Fishtail Air’s Helicopter 9N AIK flying from Diktel to Kathmandu, on Valentine’s day (14th Feb 2010) around 3:15 pm. She was being flown to Kathmandu when this rare incident occurred in mid air above Ramechhap. A baby’s cry distracted pilot Siddartha Jung Gurung who turned around just to find Mrs. Acharya holding her newly born baby in her arms.
As soon as the helicopter landed in Kathmandu Fishtail Air made sure that Mrs Acharya and her baby were rushed to Om Hospital. Conditions of both the mother and the newly born are said to be stable.
Fishtail Air Family would like to congratulate both the Mr and Mrs Acharya for their newly born baby boy, and wish a good health for both mother and son.
Newly born child in Fishtail Air’s Helicopter
Mother of the newly born child
Grandmother of the newly born child
Changi Exhibition Centre
Singapore, 02 Feb, 2010
Fishtail Air, a Nepali Helicopter Company received delivery of it’s 2nd AS 350 B3 Helicopter at Singapore Air Show amidst a function organized by producer of the Aircraft, Eurocopter. The Seven seater Aircraft, kept on display during the Air Show which was handed over to Mr. Bikash Rana, Chairman of Fishtail Air by President of Eurocopter, Mr. Lutz Bertling. During the function, Mr. Bertling thanked Fishtail Air for purchasing Two brand new AS 350 B3 Helicopters from Eurocopter of which, the First Helicopter arrived in Kathmandu in Septermber, 2009 and already flying in the Country. Mr. Suman Pandey, CEO of Fishtail Air informed that the Helicopter just received shall be flown to Nepal by the Pilots of Fishtail Air around end of February.
New AS350 B3 Helicopter
With this addition, Fishtail Air continues to become biggest among light weight Helicopter operators in the Country. It’s fleet include Two AS 350 B3, One B2, One AS 350 B and a Bell Jet Ranger B III Aircrafts. AS350 B3 Helicopters are considered best among small helicopters with highest flying capacity up to 23000ft and carry maximum load. After introduction of this Helicopter in Nepal, Fishtail Air has carried out several unusual missions to high altitude points like Everest BC, Annapurna BC, Dhaulagiri BC. Etc. This Helicopter played an instrumental role in organizing Nepal Government’s Cabinet meeting at Kalapatthar on 4th of Dec, 2009.