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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190403
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Time:9:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-233 (WL)
Owner/operator:Nepal Airlines
Registration: 9N-AKX
MSN: 6555
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 163
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:27nm Southwest of Kathmandu -   Nepal
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP)
Destination airport:Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM/VNKT)
Nepal Airlines flight RA206, an Airbus A320-200 was descending through 13000 feet towards Kathmandu Airport, Nepal, when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. The aircraft continued and landed safely on Kathmandu's runway 02 about 11 minutes later.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

17 Oct 2015 9N-AKX Nepal Airlines 0 Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok International Airport sub
14 Sep 2016 9N-AKX Nepal Airlines 0 Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT) min
18 Nov 2017 9N-AKX Royal Nepal Airlines 0 Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT) min
Bird strike.


Photo of 9N-AKX courtesy

Hong Kong - International (VHHH / HKG)
27 January 2019; (c) Anton Homma

Revision history:

28-Sep-2016 18:01 AF5541 Added
28-Sep-2016 18:02 harro Updated [Narrative]

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