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Airport to Everest presents a risky flight

LUKLA, Nepal (AP) — As soon as the decades-old Twin Otter landed at Lukla airport, passengers burst out in applause. They do that for nearly every safe landing at the often terrifying airport at the […]

06/17/2013

Nepal avalanche hit climbers as they were sleeping

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) – Mountaineers who survived a pre-dawn avalanche high on the world’s eighth-tallest peak say they waited an hour for the sun to come up and then saw pieces of tents and bodies […]

09/24/2012