Narrative:The Do-228 plane flew into the side of a mountain while on approach to Bharatpur Airport (BHR).
|Date:||Saturday 31 July 1993|
|C/n / msn:|| 7029|
|First flight:|| 1984|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16|
|Total:||Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||6,5 km (4.1 mls) N of Bharatpur Airport (BHR) (Nepal)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal|
|Destination airport:||Bharatpur Airport (BHR/VNBP), Nepal|
» Air International July 1994, p.7
» Air International September 1993, p.127
» Scramble 171
» Toledo Blade - Aug 2, 1993
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 Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport to Bharatpur Airport as the crow flies is 91 km (57 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.