ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178855
Last updated: 26 November 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:20-AUG-2015
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JS41 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAe Jetstream 41
Owner/operator:Yeti Airlines
Registration: 9N-AJC
MSN: 41096
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Bhairahawa-Gautam Buddha Airport (BWA/VNBW) -   Nepal
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bhairahawa Airport
Destination airport:Kathmandu Airport
Narrative:
A BAe Jetstream 41 operated by Yeti Airlines suffered a runway excursion following an aborted takeoff at Bhairahawa Airport in Nepal.
Noticing a flock of birds in the front of the aircraft, led the crew to decide to abort the takeoff. Remaining runway length was insufficient to come to a complete stop and the aircraft overran into a field with tall grass.
Bhairahawa Airport has a single (10/28) asphalt runway, 1,510 meters (4,954 feet) long.

Sources:

http://myrepublica.com/feature-article/story/26725/yeti-airlines-aircraft-averts-accident-at-bhairahawa-airport.html

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

1 Oct 2012 9N-AJC Yeti Airlines 0 Near Pokhara Airport - VNKT min
18 Mar 2018 9N-AJC Yeti Airlines 0 Gautam Buddha Airport, Bhairahawa unk

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Aug-2015 07:41 harro Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description