Accident British Aerospace BAe-748-501 Srs. 2B 9N-AEG, Sunday 5 September 1999
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Date:Sunday 5 September 1999
Time:10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
British Aerospace BAe-748-501 Srs. 2B
Owner/operator:Necon Air
Registration: 9N-AEG
MSN: 1806
Year of manufacture:1988
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Dart 535-2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:ca 15 km W of Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM) -   Nepal
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Pokhara Airport (PKR/VNPK)
Destination airport:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT)
Narrative:
Flight 128 departed Pokhara at 10:00 for a 35-minute domestic flight to Kathmandu. At 15 km west of Kathmandu, while approaching Tribhuvan Airport runway 02, the aircraft collided with a communication tower of Nepal Telecommunication Corporation and crashed in a wooded area.

Sources:

Josep Forrol
Nepal News
Tommy Maurer
World Airline Accident Summary- Airclaims

Statistics

  • 23rd worst accident in 1999
  • 23rd worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 22nd worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

Location

Images:


photo (c) Nepalnews.com; Ramkot; 05 September 1999


photo (c) Nepalnews.com; Ramkot; 05 September 1999


photo (c) Nepalnews.com; Ramkot; 05 September 1999


photo (c) Nepalnews.com; Ramkot; 05 September 1999


photo (c) Marcel de Jong

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