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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215470
Last updated: 24 November 2021
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Date:17-SEP-2018
Time:morning
Type:Silhouette image of generic CRJ2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CRJ-200ER
Owner/operator:Saurya Airlines
Registration: 9N-AME
MSN: 7772
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 52
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM) -   Nepal
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM)
Destination airport:Biratnagar Airport
Narrative:
A Saurya Airlines CRJ-200ER was grounded for repairs at Biratnagar, Nepal, after suffering a bird strike.
The incident occurred during departure from Kathmandu-Tribhuvan International Airport.
Initially, no anomalies were noted after the flight crew felt something striking the plane. While en route engine vibrations were noted. After arrival at Biratnagar, two blades of the no.1 (left) engine were found to be damaged./

Sources:

http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-09-17/saurya-airlines-jet-suffers-bird-strike.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Sep-2018 10:51 harro Added
17-Sep-2018 10:52 harro Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Damage]

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