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Accident description
Last updated: 11 December 2017
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Date:Monday 21 November 2011
Time:ca 16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Makalu Air
Registration: 9N-AJM
C/n / msn: 208B-0581
First flight: 1996
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Talcha Airport (   Nepal)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nepalganj Airport (KEP/VNNG), Nepal
Destination airport:Talcha Airport, Nepal
Narrative:
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan operated by Makalu Air suffered a runway excursion after landing at Talcha Airport in Nepal.
The aircraft went nose-down down the runway embankment. A small fire erupted near the engine, but this was quickly extinguished.
Reportedly, contributing factors were a downdraft on short final and an unstabilized approach.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» The Kathmandu Post - November 23, 2011


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Distance from Nepalganj Airport to Talcha Airport as the crow flies is 175 km (109 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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