Crash of a De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter near Ghorepani: 18 killed
Date & Time: Aug 21, 1998 at 1124 LT
Jomsom - Pokhara
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The twin engine aircraft departed Jomsom Airport at 1110LT on a 20-minutes flight to Pokhara, carrying 15 passengers and three crew members. While cruising at an altitude of 10,500 feet in good weather conditions, the aircraft struck the slope of a mountain. The wreckage was found two days later and all 18 occupants were killed.