Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 9N-AEV, Saturday 9 June 2018
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Date:Saturday 9 June 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Owner/operator:Tara Air
Registration: 9N-AEV
MSN: 729
Year of manufacture:1980
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Jumla Airport (JUM) -   Nepal
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Nepalganj Airport (KEP/VNNG)
Destination airport:Jumla Airport (JUM/VNJL)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The aircraft experienced a porpoise landing and subsequent runway excursion upon landing at Jumla Airport (VNJL), Kumla, Nepal. The airplane sustained substantial damage upon impact with airport fencing and there were no reported injuries onboard.
The flight touched down on runway 27 and bounced several times before departing the left side of the runway. The nose landing gear collapsed and the aircraft skidded until coming to rest against a fence abeam the runway 09 threshold.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

13 June 2012 9N-AEV Tara Air 0 Surkhet Airport (SKH/VNSK) min
Bird strike


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