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Police confiscated the helicopter and eventually released the pilot, albeit with some restrictions.
Israel is eyeing the costly, next generation heavy-lift helicopter to replace its ageing Yasur fleet.
Comptroller report says prolonging life of the Yasur helicopter is liable to endanger human life.
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The Twin Otter aircraft crashed into the helicopter at Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla, known as the gateway to the world's highest mountain, 125 km (78 miles) northeast of capital Kathmandu.
The cause of the crash had yet to be determined.
The pilot freed himself and was rescued and was treated and released in good condition from a hospital, police said.
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