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Accident
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Status:Voorlopig
Datum:maandag 14 mei 2012
Tijd:ca 09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier 228-212
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Agni Air
Registratie: 9N-AIG
Constructienummer: 8216
Bouwjaar: 1997
Motoren: 2 Garrett TPE331-5A-252D
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 13 / inzittenden: 18
Totaal:slachtoffers: 15 / inzittenden: 21
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:5 km (3.1 mijl) SW of Jomsom Airport (JMO) (   Nepal)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Pokhara Airport (PKR/VNPK), Nepal
Vliegveld van aankomst:Jomsom Airport (JMO/VNJS), Nepal
Beschrijving:
A Dornier Do 228 passenger plane, 9N-AIG, was destroyed when it struck the side of a mountain during near Jomsom, Nepal. Thirteen passengers and two pilots were killed. The flight attendant and five passengers survived the accident.
The flight had departed Pokhara (PKR) on a domestic passenger flight to Jomsom (JMO). According to the head of Nepal's national rescue department, the pilot told air traffic control moments before the crash that he was diverting back to Pokhara. The airplane crashed into the side of a hill near Marpha village.

Bronnen:
» The Himalayan Times
» Hemant Arjyal


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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
1997 D-CBDL Dornier built
15 APR 1999 9M-NEO Borneo Airways reserved but not delivered; stored at Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
OCT 1999 D-CBDL Dornier
16 MAY 2001 N420VA CE Assets bought
16 MAY 2001 N420VA Vegas Jet Financial & Leasing leased
16 MAY 2001 N420VA Vision Air sub-leased
04 DEC 2001 9M-VAM Hornbill Airways
JAN 2004 9M-VAM Hornbill Skyways new name
2008 9N-AIG Agni Air

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 Pokhara Airport en Jomsom Airport bedraagt 69 km (43 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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