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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Datum:Freitag 21 August 1998
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Betrieben durch:Lumbini Airways
Gemietet von :Nepalese CAA
Kennzeichen: 9N-ACC
Werknummer: 710
Baujahr: 1980
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Ghorepani (   Nepal)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Jomsom Airport (JMO/VNJS), Nepal
Flug nach:Pokhara Airport (PKR/VNPK), Nepal
Unfallbericht:
The Twin Otter had been leased for one year from the Air Transport Support Centre (ATSC, of the Nepalese CAA). The plane took off from Jomsom at 11:10 and was expected to arrive at Pokhara at 11:30.
The airplane impacted Mount Annapurna at the 7000 ft level.

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Distance from Jomsom Airport to Pokhara Airport as the crow flies is 69 km (43 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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