Accident description
Last updated: 16 September 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 5 September 1999
Time:10:30
Type:British Aerospace BAe-748-501 Srs. 2B
Operator:Necon Air
Registration: 9N-AEG
C/n / msn: 1806
First flight: 1988-07-29 (11 years 1 months)
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 535-2
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:ca 15 km W of Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM) (   Nepal) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Pokhara Airport (PKR/VNPK), Nepal
Destination airport:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
Flightnumber: 128
Narrative:
Flight 128 departed Pokhara at 10:00 for a 35-minute domestic flight to Kathmandu. At 16 km west of Kathmandu, while approaching Tribhuvan Airport runway 02, the aircraft collided with a communication tower of Nepal Telecommunication Corporation and crashed in a wooded area.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Josep Forrol
» Nepal News
» Tommy Maurer
» World Airline Accident Summary- Airclaims


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Map
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 Pokhara Airport to Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport as the crow flies is 146 km (91 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.
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