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Sita Air Dornier blocks Lukla runway
Last updated: 19 October 2017

published: 01 OCT 2004
by Harro Ranter, ASN

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Lukla Airport in Nepal was closed for two days with a Sita Air Dornier 228 blocking the runway. The airplane suffered a nose gear collapse on landing and slid, coming to rest blocking Lukla`s single 1600 feet runway. (Nepali Times)