Narrative:A DHC-6 Twin Otter, registered 9N-AFX, crashed into Palunge Hill during a domestic flight from Lamidanda Airport (LDN) to Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM). The airplane departed at 15:08 carrying three crew and 19 passengers.
|Date:||Wednesday 15 December 2010|
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 310
|C/n / msn:|| 806|
|First flight:|| 1984|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19|
|Total:||Fatalities: 22 / Occupants: 22 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Sri Chaur Village, Okhaldhunga District (Nepal)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Lamidanda Airport (LDN/VNLD), Nepal|
|Destination airport:||Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal|
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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 Lamidanda Airport to Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport as the crow flies is 138 km (86 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.