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Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Datum:Montag 21 November 2011
Zeit:ca 16:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Fluggesellschaft:Makalu Air
Kennzeichen: 9N-AJM
Werknummer: 208B-0581
Baujahr: 1996
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Talcha Airport (   Nepal)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Nepalganj Airport (KEP/VNNG), Nepal
Flug nach:Talcha Airport, Nepal
Unfallbericht:
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan operated by Makalu Air suffered a runway excursion after landing at Talcha Airport in Nepal.
The aircraft went nose-down down the runway embankment. A small fire erupted near the engine, but this was quickly extinguished.
Reportedly, contributing factors were a downdraft on short final and an unstabilized approach.

Informationsquelle:
» The Kathmandu Post - November 23, 2011


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Distance from Nepalganj Airport to Talcha Airport as the crow flies is 175 km (109 miles).

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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