Accident Douglas DC-3D 9N-AAP, Saturday 12 July 1969
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Date:Saturday 12 July 1969
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-3D
Owner/operator:Royal Nepal Airlines
Registration: 9N-AAP
MSN: 42956
Year of manufacture:1946
Fatalities:Fatalities: 35 / Occupants: 35
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Hetauda -   Nepal
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT)
Destination airport:Simra Airport (SIF/VNSI)
Narrative:
Collided with a tree while traversing a cloud covered ridge at 7300 feet msl.

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  • 20th worst accident in 1969
  • 17th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 12th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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