Kathmandu, March 10 -- The aviation regulator-Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal-has announced a slew of measures to enhance the operational safety of helicopters in Nepal following the Air Dynasty helicopter crash in Taplejung on February 27 that killed all seven aboard, including Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari.

The country's civil aviation body is preparing the VIP flight guideline for helicopters and hiring foreign experts to conduct operational safety assessments in the wake of increasing chopper accidents.

"We have given the helicopter safety team two weeks to prepare the VIP flight guideline," said Rajan Pokhrel, deputy director general of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.

Pokhrel, who oversees the country's aviation safe...