Narrative:Sustained damage after skidding off the runway. The airplane was reportedly withdrawn from use following the accident.
|Date:||Thursday 30 June 2005|
|C/n / msn:|| 8010|
|First flight:|| 1983|
|Engines:|| 2 Garrett TPE331-5-252D|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Lukla Airport (LUA) (Nepal)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal|
|Destination airport:||Lukla Airport (LUA/VNLK), Nepal|
» Gorkha airlines aircraft skids off in Lukla, all passengers safe (Nepalnews.com, 30-6-2005)
OY-CHF moved to Sweden as SE-KTO until being delivered to Nepal in May 1998
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 Lukla Airport as the crow flies is 134 km (84 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.