Date & Time: Jul 27, 2000 at 1035 LT
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Bajhang - Dhangadhi
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While descending to Dhangadhi Airport, the crew encountered marginal weather conditions and limited visibility due to low clouds. At an altitude of 4,300 feet, the aircraft struck the slope of Mt Jarayakhali located 29 km from Dhangadhi Airport runway 09. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all 25 occupants were killed.
Controlled flight into terrain.