Accident
Last updated: 22 December 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 30 June 2005
Time:ca 07:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier 228-201
Operator:Gorkha Airlines
Registration: 9N-AEO
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: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lukla Airport (LUA) (   Nepal) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
Destination airport:Lukla Airport (LUA/VNLK), Nepal
Narrative:
Sustained damage after skidding off the runway. The airplane was reportedly withdrawn from use following the accident.

Sources:
» Gorkha airlines aircraft skids off in Lukla, all passengers safe (Nepalnews.com, 30-6-2005)


Photos

photo of Dornier 228-201 OY-CHF
OY-CHF moved to Sweden as SE-KTO until being delivered to Nepal in May 1998
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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 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.
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