Accident
Last updated: 16 September 2014
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Montag 14 Mai 2012
Zeit:ca 09:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier 228-212
Fluggesellschaft:Agni Air
Kennzeichen: 9N-AIG
Werknummer: 8216
Baujahr: 1997
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TPE331-5A-252D
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 18
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 21
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:5 km (3.1 Meilen) SW of Jomsom Airport (JMO) (   Nepal) show on map
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Pokhara Airport (PKR/VNPK), Nepal
Flug nach:Jomsom Airport (JMO/VNJS), Nepal
Unfallbericht:
A Dornier Do 228 passenger plane, 9N-AIG, was destroyed when it struck the side of a mountain during near Jomsom, Nepal. Thirteen passengers and two pilots were killed. The flight attendant and five passengers survived the accident.
The flight had departed Pokhara (PKR) on a domestic passenger flight to Jomsom (JMO). According to the head of Nepal's national rescue department, the pilot told air traffic control moments before the crash that he was diverting back to Pokhara. The airplane crashed into the side of a hill near Marpha village.


Informationsquelle:
» The Himalayan Times
» Hemant Arjyal


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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
1997 D-CBDL Dornier built
15 APR 1999 9M-NEO Borneo Airways reserved but not delivered; stored at Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
OCT 1999 D-CBDL Dornier
16 MAY 2001 N420VA CE Assets bought
16 MAY 2001 N420VA Vegas Jet Financial & Leasing leased
16 MAY 2001 N420VA Vision Air sub-leased
04 DEC 2001 9M-VAM Hornbill Airways
JAN 2004 9M-VAM Hornbill Skyways new name
2008 9N-AIG Agni Air

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 Pokhara Airport to Jomsom Airport as the crow flies is 69 km (43 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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