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Accident
Last updated: 15 December 2017
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 31 mayo 1997
Hora:07:35
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operador:Royal Nepal Airlines
Registración: 9N-ABQ
Numéro de série: 655
Año de Construcción: 1979-11-29 (17 years 6 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 18
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 21
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Phaplu Airport (PPL) (   Nepal)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Phaplu Airport (PPL/VNPL), Nepal
Descripción:
The DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 bounced following a hard landing at Phaplu Airport, Nepal. It was discovered that the aircraft sustained substantial damage to nose gear (station 60).



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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
29 Nov. 1979 9N-ABQ de Havilland Canada first flight
12 Dec. 1979 9N-ABQ Royal Nepal Airlines delivered
31 May 1997 9N-ABQ Royal Nepal Airlines Landing accident at Phaplu, Nepal
19 Aug. 2002 9N-ABQ Royal Nepal Airlines Landing accident at Nepalganj, Nepal
ca 2002 9N-ABQ Royal Nepal Airlines withdraw from use; stored at Kathmandu, Nepal
3 Jan. 2012 9N-ABQ Tara Air leased
19 Aug. 2012 9N-ABQ Tara Air Runway excrusion incident, Jomsom, Nepal
21 Sep. 2012 9N-ABQ Tara Air Ran into fence during takeoff Dolpa, Nepal
June 2015 9N-AKM Tara Air new registration
29 Jan. 2016 N106WF Aerostar Bravo Ltd registered
24 Oct. 2016 8Q-ISB Maldivian registered

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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