KATHMANDU: Nepal Airlines’ Senior Pilot Vijay Lama has tested positive for coronavirus infection.

It has been learnt that two other crew members too have contracted Covid-19.

On Sunday, a NA flight had airlifted an army team to Sudan and the pilots and crew got their swabs collected the very day. Apparently, the report that was received today resulted in a positive.

Picture taken right before the flight departed. Source: Capt. Lama’s Facebook

Currently, the three are staying in isolation at Soaltee Hotel in Tahachal Marg, Kathmandu.

During this period of pandemic, Captain Lama has piloted numerous repartition flights and had been gathering funds for Covid-19 response.


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