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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Voorlopig
Datum:dinsdag 18 oktober 2011
Tijd:19:06
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pilatus Britten-Norman BN-2T Turbine Islander
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Nepal Army Air Wing
Registratie: RAN-49
Constructienummer: 2191
Bouwjaar: 1988
Motoren: 2 Allison 250-B17C
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Totaal:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Dhorpatan, Bowang ward 9, Baglung District (   Nepal)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Nepalganj Airport (KEP/VNNG), Nepal
Vliegveld van aankomst:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
Beschrijving:
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.

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


Foto's

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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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Nepalganj Airport en Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport bedraagt 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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