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Summit Air Freight Flight Crashes in Nepal; 2 Killed, 3, Injured

Sunday, May 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Summit Air Freight Flight Crashes in Nepal; 2 Killed, 3, Injured

A Summit Air freight flight crashed on the runway of Tenzing–Hillary Airport, Lukla, Chaurikharka, Nepal, on May 27th. The Let L-410 flying from Kathmandu, Nepal, was about to land when it hit a tree near the runway and hit the land. The incident happened due to fog. The aircraft sustained technical problems. Captain and... »

KrasAvia Aborts Takeoff in Russia due to Aircraft Steering Problem

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
KrasAvia Aborts Takeoff in Russia due to Aircraft Steering Problem

KrasAvia flight KI-48 had to abort taking-off at Shushenskoye Airport, Kazantsevo, UNAU, Russia, on July 18th. The Let L-410 was ready to depart for Krasnojarsk, Russia when the crew aborted the takeoff after the aircraft started steering left instead of straight ahead. The flight was cancelled. All 13 passengers were accommodated in a bus... »

Goma Air Belly Landing, 18 safe in Nepal

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
By George Hatcher
Goma Air Belly Landing, 18 safe in Nepal

The nosegear of a Goma Air flight failed today while landing in Pokhara, Nepal, but there were no fatalities among the 18 passengers aboard. Some damage occurred to the plane after the nose gear failed to deploy. Flights to and from Pokhara airport have been suspended until the plane is removed from the runway.... »

Mombasa Air Safari Crash in Kenya Preserve

Thursday, August 23, 2012
By George Hatcher
Mombasa Air Safari Crash in Kenya Preserve

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Guido Potters What: Mombasa Air Safari Let L-410UVP-EP en route from Ngerenge to Mombasa Where: Maasai Mara park, Kenya When: Aug 22nd 2012 Who: 11 passengers, four fatalities, seven injured Why: The Mombasa Air Safari passenger plane crashed on takeoff at the Ngerende Airstrip.... »

Recife-Natal Flight Crashes After Takeoff, 16 lost

Wednesday, July 13, 2011
By George Hatcher
Recife-Natal Flight Crashes After Takeoff, 16 lost

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Gustavo Bolson Maia What: NOAR Linhas Aéreas Let L-410UVP-E20 en route from Recife to Natal Where: 1.1 miles SSE of Recife-Guararapes International Airport When: July 13, 2011 Who: 2 crew, 14 passengers, 16 aboard Why: Shortly after takeoff from Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre International airport in... »

African Air Services Crashes in Congo

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
By George Hatcher
African Air Services Crashes in Congo

Pictured: A Let 410 (not the one that crashed) Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Paul Kipping What: African Air Services Commuter en route from Bukavu-Kavumu Airport to Lusenge Airfield Where: Congo When: Feb 14 2010 Who: 2 aboard, 2 fatalities Why: A small African Air Service owned Let 410... »

Congo: Filair Crash kills 21

Thursday, August 26, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Filair Let 410 en route from Semendwa to Bandundu Where: Bandundu Congo When: August 25 2010 Who: 21 aboard (18 passengers 3 crew), 20 fatalities Why: The preliminary information says that the plane was unable to land, and ran out of fuel. Landing short of the runway, the plane struck a building, killing... »

Caticlan Flat Tire Blocks Runway

Monday, March 15, 2010
By George Hatcher
Caticlan Flat Tire Blocks Runway

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Stuart Lawson What: SEAir South East Asian LET L-410 ferry flight from Manila to Caticlan Where: Godofredo P. Ramos Airport Caticlan When: Mar 15th 2010 6:30 a.m. Who: 3 crew composed of pilot Capt. James Bihasa, his co-pilot and a mechanic. Why: On... »

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