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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215206
Last updated: 25 September 2018
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Date:08-SEP-2018
Time:ca 08:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus Helicopters H125 (AS 350B3e)
Owner/operator:Altitude Air Pvt
Registration: 9N-ALS
C/n / msn: 8264
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Meghang, Nuwakot, Dhading -   Nepal
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Samagaun, Gorkha
Destination airport:Kathmandu
Narrative:
An Airbus Helicopters H125 (AS 350B3e) helicopter is reported missing between Samagaun (airlifting a patient along with other passengers) and Kathmandu, Nepal.
Last radio contact was at 08:05 LT. The aircraft was supposed to land at 08:18 LT at Kathmandu. On board were a pilot and six passengers: a Japanese tourist and five Nepalis were on board.
The Helicopter crashed in a dense forest, there was no fire on impact, bad weather condition and rugged terrain delayed the rescue team on scene.
6 occupants died, a woman passenger was alive, authorities said.
A Nepal Army helicopter and a private chopper were sent to the crash site.

Sources:

https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/altitude-airs-chopper-goes-missing/
https://www.facebook.com/LoveForaviationinNepal/posts/1845709248798958?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARAAJD9G6C1X_RMjuhye83Xsotol145OpAgZC5UVRIDMSolESlGvvVcNTe3GdrpHN2XpOcgGoDotzkDiDTt1LpugElG9kApnQgnYu67pu0NLDSkgWr5319B8btEtIVGMKBgSk6JKBfnc1m6br64GA2g8cHkJc0mpUH0VKHVZsbQ7qhO5YvvGGg&__tn__=-R
https://www.aviationnepal.com/altitude-air-9n-als-reported-to-be-found-crashed-at-dhading-with-1-survivor/
https://myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com/news/update-missing-chopper-crashes-in-dhading/?categoryId=81
https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/altitude-air-chopper-crashes-in-nuwakot-rescuers-struggle-to-reach-incident-site/
https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/altitude-helicopter-crash-kills-six-woman-passenger-survives/
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https://altitudeairnepal.com/about/our-fleet
https://thehimalayantimes.com/business/altitude-air-adds-new-airbus-chopper-fleet/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Sep-2018 06:21 Iceman 29 Added
08-Sep-2018 06:34 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Photo]
08-Sep-2018 06:42 Iceman 29 Updated [Registration, Operator, Source]
08-Sep-2018 06:47 Iceman 29 Updated [Registration, Source]
08-Sep-2018 06:52 Iceman 29 Updated [Registration, Narrative]
08-Sep-2018 07:08 gerard57 Updated [Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Sep-2018 07:21 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
08-Sep-2018 07:32 gerard57 Updated [Source]
08-Sep-2018 07:49 Iceman 29 Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
08-Sep-2018 08:35 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Nature, Narrative]
08-Sep-2018 08:36 harro Updated [Damage, Narrative]
08-Sep-2018 10:27 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
08-Sep-2018 10:32 Iceman 29 Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Sep-2018 10:42 gerard57 Updated [Damage]
08-Sep-2018 10:49 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
08-Sep-2018 10:56 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
08-Sep-2018 19:55 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Embed code, Narrative]
14-Sep-2018 10:02 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
14-Sep-2018 10:03 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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