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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172605
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-85R (WL)
Owner/operator:Jet Airways
Registration: VT-JBH
MSN: 35289/2811
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 131
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT) -   Nepal
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB)
Destination airport:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT)
Jet Airways flight 9W268 from Mumbai, India to Kathmandu, Nepal experienced a bird ingestion on approach and continued the flight with an uneventful and safe landing on runway 02 at Kathmandu Airport.
The nr.1 engine was hit as the aircraft descended through an altitude of 500-600 feet. The crew made a PAN call and requested a priority landing clearance. The aircraft was taken out of service and the return flight was cancelled. the airplane was still on the ground at Kathmandu by December 31.


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Photo of VT-JBH courtesy

Mumbai - Chhatrapati Shivaji International (VABB / BOM)
19 September 2018; (c) Arjun Sarup

Revision history:

31-Dec-2014 14:41 Alessandro Added
31-Dec-2014 14:49 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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