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Nepal again: Goma Air Bird Strike

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Nepal again: Goma Air Bird Strike

First, the Goma Air flight waited until the tower confirmed that the “bird patrol” had chased birds off the Kathmandu runway. Then the nine people aboard had just taken off from Kathmandu en route to Lukla when a bird struck the plane’s horizontal stabilizers. Pilots returned to make a safe landing in Kathmandu. According... »

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.... »

Flat on Landing, Intrepid Nepal Pilots OK

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
By George Hatcher
Flat on Landing, Intrepid Nepal Pilots OK

Joseph Debattista What: Goma Air Cessna 208B Grand Caravan Where: Dolpa Airport, Nepal When: Dec 2, 2012 Who: 2 aboard, no fatalities Why: A Goma Air Flight from Nepalganj Airport to Dolpa suffered a blown tire when landing at 10:00 a.m. at Jufal Airport. The plane was carrying cargo from Nepalgunj. Two crew members,... »

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