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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149424
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Date:05-OCT-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
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Jomsom Airport - VNJS, Mustang -   Nepal
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:VNJS
Destination airport:VNPK
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

http://admin.myrepublica.com/portal/index.php?action=news_details&news_id=42994
http://imagechannels.com/news/details/19306/Aircraft-Overturns-At-Jomsom-Airport-Runway


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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