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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189150
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Time:c 13:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B2 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Fishtail Air
Registration: 9N-AKA
MSN: 2766
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Betani jungle of Madanpur, Nuwakot district -   Nepal
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Gorkha
Destination airport:Katmandu
The helicopter crashed in mountainous jungle at 5500ft AMSL.
All seven on board (a 5 day old baby being taken for treatment, five adults and pilot) died.


Last occurence with this aircraft in 2014:

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

24 Mar 2012 9N-AKA Fishtail Air 0 Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, Baglung district min
24 Oct 2014 9N-AKA Fishtail Air 0 Dolpa sub


Revision history:

08-Aug-2016 09:00 gerard57 Added
08-Aug-2016 09:01 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]
08-Aug-2016 09:45 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Aug-2016 10:19 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
08-Aug-2016 12:37 gerard57 Updated [Damage]
08-Aug-2016 14:11 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
08-Aug-2016 16:20 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
08-Aug-2016 17:11 Aviation Nepal Updated [Photo, ]
09-Aug-2016 15:23 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]
09-Aug-2016 15:47 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Narrative]

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