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Crash of a Pacific Aerospace 750XL in Chilkhaya: 2 killed

Date & Time: Feb 26, 2016 at 1305 LT
Operator:
Registration:
9N-AJB
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nepalgunj - Jumla
MSN:
160
YOM:
2010
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The single aircraft left Nepalgunj at 1230LT bound for Jumla. Thirty-five minutes later, it crashed in unknown circumstances in a field and eventually collided with an earth bank located near the village of Chilkhaya. Both pilots were killed and nine passengers were injured. The aircraft was written off.