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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201514
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Date:18-NOV-2017
Time:12:12 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-233 (WL)
Owner/operator:Royal Nepal Airlines
Registration: 9N-AKX
MSN: 6555
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 135
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT) -   Nepal
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP)
Destination airport:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT)
Narrative:
Royal Nepal Airlines flight RA206 suffered a bird strike while on approach to Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport, Nepal.
A bird struck and damaged the nose radome.

Sources:

http://skydiarynepal.org/nepal-airlines-airbus-suffers-bird-strike-upon-landing/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/9n-akx#f9134ad
https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/travel-troubles/99157355/plane-damaged-after-hitting-an-eagle-while-flying-into-kathmandu-nepal

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
26 Sep 2016 9N-AKX Nepal Airlines 0 27nm Southwest of Kathmandu min

Media:


Images:

Photo of 9N-AKX courtesy AirHistory.net


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

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Nov-2017 11:07 harro Added
20-Nov-2017 15:29 harro Updated [Embed code, Damage]
17-Dec-2017 21:21 AF5541 Updated [Total occupants, Source, Embed code]
17-Dec-2017 21:21 harro Updated [Source]

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