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Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Datum:Samstag 12 Juli 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3D
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Nepal Airlines
Kennzeichen: 9N-AAP
Werknummer: 42956
Baujahr: 1946
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 31 / Insassen: 31
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 35 / Insassen: 35
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Hetauda (   Nepal)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
Flug nach:Simra Airport (SIF/VNSI), Nepal
Unfallbericht:
Collided with a tree while traversing a cloud covered ridge at 7300 feet msl.



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Distance from Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport to Simra Airport as the crow flies is 70 km (44 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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Douglas DC-3

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