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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 78661
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:10-OCT-2010
Time:07:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Owner/operator:Makalu Air
Registration: 9N-AJG
MSN: 208B0746
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Simikot Airport, Simikot, Humla district, Karnali -   Nepal
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Surkhet Airport (SKH/VNSK)
Destination airport:Simikot Airport (IMK/VNST)
Narrative:
The aircraft ran off the right side of the runway on landing at Simikot. After leaving the runway it crossed a drainage ditch and struck a pile of rocks before coming to rest with its nose and right main undercarriage collapsed. The accident happened in daylight (07:05 hours Local time) and in VMC - CAVOK, winds, 'light'.

The aircraft was operating a cargo flight from Surkhet. The runway at Simikot has a gravel surface. It is understood that the normal width of the runway is 30 metres but, due to resurfacing work, it had been reduced to 15 metres

Sources:

1. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.gorkhapatra.org.np/detail.php?article_id=40761&cat_id=8]
2. WAAS


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Oct-2010 08:46 harro Added
13-Dec-2016 23:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
19-Aug-2017 12:08 Aerossurance Updated [Source]

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