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Accident
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 27 Juli 2000
Zeit:ca 10:35
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-ABP
Werknummer: 654
Baujahr: 1979
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 22 / Insassen: 22
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 25 / Insassen: 25
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Jarayakhali Hill (   Nepal)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bajhang Airport (BJH/VNBG), Nepal
Flug nach:Dhangadhi Airport (DHI/VNDH), Nepal
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft departed Bajhang at 10:11 for a 30-minute flight to Dhangadhi. Last radio contact was at 10:31. The aircraft was found to have collided with pine trees on the 4,300 feet Jarayakhali hill on the Churia mountain range, also known as Sivalik Hills, before catching fire.

Informationsquelle:
» Hemant Arjyal
» Kathmandupost
» Nepal News


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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 Bajhang Airport to Dhangadhi Airport as the crow flies is 105 km (65 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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