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Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:Voorlopig
Datum:vrijdag 28 september 2012
Tijd:06:18
Type:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier 228-202
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Sita Air
Registratie: 9N-AHA
Constructienummer: 8123
Bouwjaar: 1987-04-08 (25 years 6 months)
Motoren: 2 Garrett TPE331-10T-511D
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 16 / inzittenden: 16
Totaal:slachtoffers: 19 / inzittenden: 19
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:ca 0,5 km E of Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM) (   Nepal)
Fase: Initiële klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
Vliegveld van aankomst:Lukla Airport (LUA/VNLK), Nepal
Vluchtnummer: 601
Beschrijving:
A Dornier 228-202 passenger plane, operated by Sita Air, was destroyed when it crashed shortly after takeoff from Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM), Nepal.
All 19 on board were killed.
The airplane took off at 06:17, bound for Lukla Airport (LUA). Shortly after takeoff from runway 20, while at an altitude of 50 feet agl, the airplane suffered a bird strike. According to the Nepali CAA (CAAN) a vulture struck the right hand engine of the aircraft. Last radio contact with the flight was at 06:18 when the crew reported the bird strike. The pilot initiated a left hand turn in order to return to the airport.
Crashed immediately after take off. Rumours about a bird strike are unconfirmed. CAAN believes the airplane stalled east of the airfield. It struck the ground and burst into flames.

Bronnen:
» Hemant Arjyal
» Nepal News
» The Kathmandu Post
» SKYbrary 


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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
08 APR 1987 D-CEZH Dornier first flight
18 SEP 1987 D-CEZH Holiday Express delivered
16 AUG 1988 VH-NSH National Safety Council of Australia bought
21 MAY 1990 N2255E G M Hock Construction Inc. registered
13 DEC 1990 F-ODZG World Airline Executive registered
05 MAY 1992 F-ODZG Air Caraibes
APR 2003 9N-AHA Sita Air delivered

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 Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport en Lukla Airport bedraagt 134 km (84 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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Dornier 228

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  • 36e ongeval
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  • 10e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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