Date & Time: May 27, 2017 at 1404 LT
Type of aircraft:
Let 410UVP
Operator:
Registration:
9N-AKY
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Katmandou – Lukla
MSN:
14 29 17
YOM:
2014
Flight number:
GO409
Country:
Nepal
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
On final approach to Lukla-Tenzing Hillary Airport while completing a cargo flight from Kathmandu, the twin engine aircraft hit the ground and crashed into a ravine adjacent to runway 06 threshold. The captain was killed while the copilot and the stewardess were injured. The aircraft was destroyed. At the time of the accident, the visibility was reduced due to foggy conditions. Summit Air is the new name given to ex-Goma Air. A day after the crash, the copilot died from his injuries.
Crew:
Paras Kumar Rai, pilot, †
Srijan Manandhar, copilot, †
Pragya Maharjan, stewardess.