Tag: Nepal

Nepal Plane Crash Caused by ‘Emotionally Disturbed’ Captain?

A leaked draft of the official investigation of the US-Bangla Airlines flight from Dhaka to the Nepali capital crash reveals that the captain of the plane suffered an “emotional breakdown”. Conflicting reports that emerged shortly after the crash had suggested confusion between the pilot and air traffic control might have caused the accident. The report said air traffic control […]

At Least 38 Dead after Plane Crashes at Kathmandu Airport

A Bangladeshi aircraft carrying 67 passengers and four crew members has crashed as it was landing at Kathmandu airport in Nepal. The US-Bangla Airlines plane slipped off the runway as it was landing and fell down a slope, sliding for about 300 metres before it stopped at a football pitch, leaving a trail of twisted […]

Tara Air DHC6 Suffers a Runway Excursion on Take-off

Tara Air de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter, performing a flight from Simikot to Surkhet (Nepal) with 13 passengers and 3 crew, was accelerating for takeoff when the aircraft went off the runway and came to stop on soft ground. The aircraft was substantially damaged, 5 occupants received serious, 11 minor injuries. The aircraft was carrying […]

Simrik Airlines Dornier 228 Suffered a Runway Excursion on Takeoff

A Simrik Airlines (formerly known as Sita Air) Dornier Do-228 performing flight with 9 passengers and 2 crew, was about to take off from Lukla when the aircraft went off the left edge of the runway and stopped. The airline reported the aircraft became involved in a runway excursion aligning to the left of the […]

Summit Air L410 Crashes Before Runway In Nepal

A Summit Air (former Goma Air) Let L-410, registration 9N-AKY performing a freight flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (Nepal) with 3 crew, was on final approach to Lukla’s runway 06 at about 14:04L (08:19Z) when the aircraft contacted a tree short of the runway and subsequently contacted ground about 3 meters/10 feet below the runway […]

Tara Air Twin Otter Crashed in Myagdi District, Nepal

Carrying 23 people, the propeller aircraft went missing on a scheduled flight from Pokhara. Reportedly the wreckage was found in jungle in Mygdi District. The DHC-6 Twin Otter plane went mssing after the pilots failed to respond to air traffic control transmissing about 15 minuts after the flight took off from Pokhara airfield. The flight […]