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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 21 noviembre 2011
Hora:ca 16:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operador:Makalu Air
Registración: 9N-AJM
Numéro de série: 208B-0581
Año de Construcción: 1996
Motores: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 9
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Talcha Airport (   Nepal)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nepalganj Airport (KEP/VNNG), Nepal
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Talcha Airport, Nepal
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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