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Accident
Last updated: 25 May 2018
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:miércoles 16 mayo 2018
Hora:ca 06:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operador:Makalu Air
Registración: 9N-AJU
Numéro de série: 208B-0770
Año de Construcción: 1999
Motores: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Simikot Pass (   Nepal)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Surkhet Airport (SKH/VNSK), Nepal
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Simikot Airport (IMK/VNST), Nepal
Descripción:
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, operated by Makalu Air, impacted a mountainside at an altitude of 12,800 feet, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal. Both crew members suffered fatal injuries.
The aircraft took off from Surkhet at 06:12 hours local time on a domestic cargo flight to Simikot, where it was scheduled arrive at 06:55.

Fuentes:
» thehimalayantimes.com
» Hemant Arjyal
» kathmandupost.ekantipur.com


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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 Surkhet Airport to Simikot Airport as the crow flies is 154 km (96 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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