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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186250
Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Date:08-APR-2016
Time:c. 13:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-500 (72-212A)
Owner/operator:Buddha Air
Registration: 9N-AJS
C/n / msn: 531
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 70
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Biratnagar Airport -   Nepal
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bhadrapur Airport (BDP/VNCG)
Destination airport:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT)
Narrative:
Buddha Air flight U4952 diverted to Biratnagar Airport, Nepal.The aircraft, an ATR-72, was en route between Bhadrapur and Kathmandu when the no. 1 PW127F engine Interstage Turbine Temperature (ITT) showed unrealistic values. All other engine parameters were normal. The crew decided to divert to Biratnagar as a precaution.

The aircraft carried 66 passengers and four crew members.

Sources:

https://www.aviationnepal.com/today-buddha-air-atr-72-made-an-emergency-landing-at-biratnagar/
https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/buddha-air-plane-makes-emergency-landing-biratnagar/
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2016-04-08/buddha-air-flight-makes-emergency-landing-at-biratnagar.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Apr-2016 08:50 harro Added
08-Apr-2016 11:23 harro Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
08-Apr-2016 14:41 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]

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