Runway excursion Incident de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 9N-ABT,
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Date:Friday 5 October 2012
Time:06:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Owner/operator:Nepal Airlines
Registration: 9N-ABT
MSN: 812
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Jomsom Airport - VNJS, Mustang -   Nepal
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:VNJS
Destination airport:VNPK
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Nepal Airlines Twin Otter aircraft narrowly avoided meeting an accident at Jomsom Airport in Mustang on Friday morning 5 October 2012.

The Pokhara-bound 9N-ABT aircraft had skidded off the runway and got its wheels stuck in the drain while taking off at around 6:55 am.

All 18 passengers including six crew members are safe. The plane had lost its balance following the incident.

It is learnt the tyre hook of the aircraft was broken.


Revision history:

05-Oct-2012 04:43 gerard57 Added
05-Oct-2012 04:44 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
05-Oct-2012 12:18 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]
05-Oct-2012 17:39 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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