US team at site of possible Nepal helicopter crash

US team at site of possible Nepal helicopter crash
In this photograph taken on May 3, 2015, the crew of a US C-17 military transport plane unload a Huey helicopter at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

NEW DELHI - A US rescue team is at the site of an aircraft crash in Nepal to assess whether the wreckage could be from a missing US Marines helicopter, a spokesman for US Pacific Command said on Friday.

The team was on the scene "to assess the wreckage and determine if it is the downed UH-1Y Huey", Army Major Dave Eastburn said in a statement issued to Reuters.

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