Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2014
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:jueves 22 agosto 2002
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operador:Shangri-La Air
Registración: 9N-AFR
Numéro de série: 762
Año de Construcción: 1981
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Total:Fatalidades: 18 / Ocupantes: 18
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:5 km (3.1 milles) SE of Pokhara (   Nepal) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Jomsom Airport (JMO/VNJS), Nepal
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Pokhara Airport (PKR/VNPK), Nepal
Descripción:
The Twin Otter departed Jomsom at 09:41 for a 25-minute flight to Pokhara, carrying 15 tourists. The aircraft crashed against a hill which was under complete cloud cover following 3 days of continuous rains. Almost exactly four years ago (August 21, 1998) another Twin Otter crashed on the same route, also killing all 18 occupants.

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» Nepal News


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Distance from Jomsom Airport to Pokhara Airport as the crow flies is 69 km (43 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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