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British grandfather, 64, falls 1,000ft to his death after horror motorbike crash on mountain road in Nepal Iain Finnie was killed in Kathmandu while enjoying ten day holiday with friends Father-of-three, 64, from Edinburgh, fell some 1,000ft from a mountainside road Mr Finnie had been a Watsonian FC rugby player and friends have paid tribute 

By Bryony Jewell For Mailonline

Published: 13:17 GMT, 21 November 2019 | Updated: 14:00 GMT, 21 November 2019

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A businessman has died in a motorbike crash after plunging nearly 1,000ft down a mountainside while on holiday in Nepal.

Iain Finnie, 64, was killed in Kathmandu while enjoying a ten day holiday with friends in the country.

The father-of-three, from Edinburgh, fell from the mountainside road while en route to the Mustang tourism district.

Iain Finnie, 64, from Edinburgh, died after his motorbike plunged nearly 1,000ft down a mountainside in Kathmandu, Nepal (file picture)

Iain Finnie, 64, from Edinburgh, died after his motorbike plunged nearly 1,000ft down a mountainside in Kathmandu, Nepal (file picture)

He was treated at Manipal Hospital in Pokhara but later died from his injuries. He is survived by a partner of 27 years.

The former Watsonian FC rugby player was well-known in sporting circles and had also been a member of Merchants of Edinburgh golf club for the past three years.

A friend who had known

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