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Status:
Datum:Sonntag 9 Juni 1991
Zeit:10:10
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Nepal Airlines
Kennzeichen: 9N-ABA
Werknummer: 301
Baujahr: 1971
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 14
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 17
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Lukla Airport (LUA) (   Nepal)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
Flug nach:Lukla Airport (LUA/VNLK), Nepal
Unfallbericht:
The weather deteriorated rapidly and the pilots could not see the runway. They continued to land without properly aligning with the centreline. The wingtip scraped the runway and the undercarriage collapsed.

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 2/94 (#37)
» Scramble Vol.13, nr.04


Fotos

photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-300-9N-ABA
accident date: 09-06-1991
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
registration: 9N-ABA
photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-300-9N-ABA
accident date: 09-06-1991
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
registration: 9N-ABA
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport to Lukla Airport as the crow flies is 134 km (84 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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