Le séïsme au Népal fait aussi des victimes parmi les secouristes… On recherche toujours – avec l’aide de drones et d’Osprey (lesquels ont participé aux missions de secours) – l’Huey américain qui a disparu vraisemblablement en raison d’une panne de carburant.

Voir notamment sur ce sujet :

Un-helicoptere-militaire-americain-transportant-8-personnes-disparu-au-Nepal_slider(aol.com & Reuters) Choppers and drone hunt for missing US Huey, Nepal quake toll rises –  By Ross Adkin and Krista Mahr

The search, involving U.S., Indian and Nepali military choppers and a battalion of 400 Nepali soldiers, has been joined by two MV-22B Osprey, a tilt-rotor aircraft capable of taking off and landing vertically. (…)

The death toll from Tuesday’s tremor rose on Thursday to 110, according to the home ministry.Another 2,428 people were injured in the quake, which struck 17 days after a huge earthquake killed more than 8,000 people and damaged or destroyed hundreds of thousands of buildings in the impoverished Himalayan nation.

READ FULL STORY >>> http://www.aol.com/article/2015/05/14/choppers-and-drone-hunt-for-missing-us-huey-nepal-quake-toll-ri/21183591/?icid=maing-grid7%7Chtmlws-sb-bb%7Cdl3%7Csec1_lnk2%26pLid%3D351246752

See also >>> http://www.military.com/daily-news/2015/05/13/second-day-search-fails-to-find-missing-marine-huey-in-nepal.html


(1) http://www.sudouest.fr/2015/04/26/je-croyais-etre-mort-le-recit-des-survivants-de-l-everest-apres-le-seisme-au-nepal-1904104-4803.php

(2) http://www.lanouvellerepublique.fr/France-Monde/Actualite/24-Heures/n/Contenus/Articles/2015/05/12/Un-helicoptere-militaire-americain-transportant-8-personnes-disparu-au-Nepal-2326698