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Crash of a PZL-Mielec M28-05 Skytruck in Bajura: 1 killed

Date & Time: May 30, 2017 at 1210 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
NA-048
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Surkhet - Simikot
MSN:
AJE003-02
YOM:
2004
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a flight from Surkhet to Simikot but was unable to land at Simikot due to high winds and diverted to Bajura Airstrip. Upon arrival, the twin engine aircraft missed the runway, crashed and came to rest upside down. The captain was killed while both other crew members were seriously injured.

Crash of a De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 near Dhangadhi: 25 killed

Date & Time: Jul 27, 2000 at 1035 LT
Operator:
Registration:
9N-ABP
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Bajhang - Dhangadhi
MSN:
654
YOM:
1979
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
22
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
25
Circumstances:
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.
Probable cause:
Controlled flight into terrain.

Crash of a Short SC.7 Skyvan 3 Variant 100 in Dhangadhi: 25 killed

Date & Time: Dec 30, 1985
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
RAN-23
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Katmandu – Dhangadhi
MSN:
1978
YOM:
1982
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
22
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
25
Circumstances:
While approaching Dhangadhi Airport, the twin engine airplane crashed in unknown circumstances in a wooded area located on a mountain slope, few km from the airfield. All 25 occupants were killed.