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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Fecha:viernes 21 agosto 1998
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operado por:Lumbini Airways
Alquilado a :Nepalese CAA
Registración: 9N-ACC
Numéro de série: 710
Año de Construcción: 1980
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Total:Fatalidades: 18 / Ocupantes: 18
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Ghorepani (   Nepal)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Jomsom Airport (JMO/VNJS), Nepal
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Pokhara Airport (PKR/VNPK), Nepal
Descripción:
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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» Kathmandu post


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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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