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Last updated: 25 October 2016
Datum:Sonntag 10 Juni 1973
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Nepal Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 18
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 21
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Bihar (   Indien)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Biratnagar Airport (BIR/VNVT), Nepal
Flug nach:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
Three hijackers demanded money and escaped after landing in Bihar, India. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Biratnagar Airport to Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport as the crow flies is 231 km (144 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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