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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164570
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Date:07-MAR-2014
Time:morning
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-ABU
MSN: 814
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Tribhuvan Int'l Airport (VNKT) -   Nepal
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Tribhuvan Int'l (KTM/VNKT)
Destination airport:Lamidanda (LDN/VNLD)
Narrative:
During the take-off from Runway 20, the aircraft reached an altitude of 100 feet before the right engine caught fire and began to emit loud noises. The crew brought the aircraft down for a hard landing and the aircraft skidded to a rest near the end of the runway. It is not known whether the aircraft suffered damage to the gears or fuselage. The engine was removed and changed. It is believed the aircraft suffered a compressor stall.

Sources:

https://www.thehimalayantimes.com/?s=NAC+Twin+Otter+catches+fire+on+flight
http://avherald.com/h?article=47112694&opt=6144
http://www.nepalnational.com/article/220369460/na-twin-otter-makes-emergency-landing-after-technical-problem

http://www.airframes.org/fleet/rna


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Mar-2014 07:55 Alexander Wyche Added
09-Mar-2014 16:37 Geno Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
18-Sep-2019 18:24 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]

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