Sita Air Dornier 228-202K accident

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According to Himalayan Times, a Dornier 228 passenger plane, 9N-AHB, sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Simikot Airport (IMK), Nepal. There were no injuries among the five passengers and two crew members.
The airplane had departed Nepalganj Airport (KEP) at 06:25 and suffered a hard landing at Simikot Airport at 07:15. The left hand main gear broke and the Dornier 228 came to rest on the side of the runway. The nr.1 prop, left hand wing and underside of the fuselage sustained substantial damage.

Status: Preliminary
Date: 01 JUN 2013
Time: 07:15
Type: Dornier 228-202K
Operator: Sita Air
Registration: 9N-AHB
C/n / msn: 8169
First flight: 1989-10-18 (23 years 8 months)
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-5-252D
Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location: Simikot Airport (IMK) (Nepal)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature: Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Nepalganj Airport (KEP/VNNG), Nepal
Destination airport: Simikot Airport (IMK/VNST), Nepal

Source : Aviation Safety

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