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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156868
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Date:09-SEP-2009
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier 228-202
Owner/operator:Sita Air
Registration: 9N-AHA
MSN: 8123
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Ranjha airpoort, Nepalgunj -   Nepal
Phase: Landing
Nature:Test
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Ranjha airpoort, Nepalgunj
Narrative:
Upon landing, the plane was dragged about 200 metres after a wheel came off the plane during the test flight.
The plane caught fire shortly after as a result. The three crew members remained unhurt.
The plane was substantially damaged.

The same plane crashed on 28 September 2012, claiming the lives of 19 persons.

Sources:

http://www.nepaltourismnews.com/news/1096/Close%20shave%20for%20aircraf
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.nepalnews.com/home/index.php/news/2/1346-pm-nepal-stranded-in-nepalgunj-after-sita-airs-aircraft-accident.html]

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

28 Sep 2012 9N-AHA Sita Air 19 ca 0,4 km SE of Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM) dst


Revision history:

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21-Jun-2013 02:01 gerard57 Added

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