Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 9N-ABQ, Saturday 31 May 1997
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Date:Saturday 31 May 1997
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:Royal Nepal Airlines
Registration: 9N-ABQ
MSN: 655
Year of manufacture:1979
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Phaplu Airport (PPL) -   Nepal
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Phaplu Airport (PPL/VNPL)
The DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 bounced following a hard landing at Phaplu Airport, Nepal. It was discovered that the aircraft sustained substantial damage to nose gear (station 60).


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

19 August 2002 9N-ABQ Royal Nepal Airlines 0 Nepalganj Airport (KEP) min
19 August 2012 9N-ABQ Tara Air 0 Jomsom Airport (JMO) min
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21 September 2012 9N-ABQ Tara Air 0 Dolpa Airport (DOP) sub
Runway excursion
4 October 2017 8Q-ISB Maldivian 0 off Malé-Velana International Airport (MLE) sub

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