Tag: Nepal

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 […]