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Accident
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:martes 18 octubre 2011
Hora:19:06
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BN2T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pilatus Britten-Norman BN-2T Turbine Islander
Operador:Nepal Army Air Wing
Registración: RAN-49
Numéro de série: 2191
Año de Construcción: 1988
Motores: 2 Allison 250-B17C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Dhorpatan, Bowang ward 9, Baglung District (   Nepal)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nepalganj Airport (KEP/VNNG), Nepal
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
Descripción:
A Pilatus Britten-Norman BN-2T Turbine Islander of the Nepal Army Air Wing, performing an ambulance flight, crashed in a dense forest near Dhorpatan and caught fire. All six occupants didn't survive.

Fuentes:
» Six confirmed dead in NA plane crash
» Six feared dead in NA's Islander crash (The Himalayan Times, 18-10-2011)


Fotos

photo of Pilatus Britten-Norman BN-2T Turbine Islander PH-RPN
PH-RPN of the Dutch Police was sold to Britten-Norman as G-BNLN in 2003 and moved to Nepal as RAN-49 in August 2004.
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Map
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 Nepalganj Airport to Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport as the crow flies is 363 km (227 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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