Accident
Last updated: 3 September 2014
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 15 Dezember 2010
Zeit:ca 15:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 310
Fluggesellschaft:Tara Air
Kennzeichen: 9N-AFX
Werknummer: 806
Baujahr: 1984
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 19 / Insassen: 19
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 22 / Insassen: 22
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Sri Chaur Village, Okhaldhunga District (   Nepal) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Lamidanda Airport (LDN/VNLD), Nepal
Flug nach:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
Unfallbericht:
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.

Informationsquelle:
» All 22 aboard killed in Tara Air airplane crash


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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 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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