Nepalese army officials announced Saturday that all eight bodies had been recovered from a U.S. Marine helicopter that crashed earlier this week, the Associated Press reports. There were six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers aboard.
According to the AP, the chopper had been delivering rice and tarps to the town of Charikot when contact was lost. The area of the crash was about 15 miles away, near Gothali village, about 50 miles northeast of Kathmandu.
On Friday, Lieutenant General John Wissler, commander of the Marine-led joint task force, told reporters on Friday that the cause of the crash had not yet been determined. Marine officials have not yet confirmed the identities of the bodies.