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Sita Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kathmandu

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
By George Hatcher
Sita Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kathmandu

Sita Air flight 603 made an emergency landing in Kathmandu, Nepal, on February 20th. The plane took off for Lukla, Nepal, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All twelve passengers and three crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Sita Air Plane Diverts to Nepal due to Bad Weather

Monday, April 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sita Air Plane Diverts to Nepal due to Bad Weather

Sita Air flight ST-605 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Phaplu Airport, Dudhakunda, Nepal, on April 23rd. The Dornier Do-228 flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, Nepal, had to divert due to bad weather. The plane’s wing hit a wall during the landing. All 14 passengers and 3 crew members remained safe.... »

Sita Air Ferry Flight makes Safe Landing in Nepal after Engine Shut Down

Friday, September 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
Sita Air Ferry Flight makes Safe Landing in Nepal after Engine Shut Down

A Sita Air ferry flight make a safe emergency landing at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, on September 16. The Dornier DO-228 flying from Tenzing–Hillary Airport, Lukla, Nepal, was mid-air when its left side engine stopped working. The crew had to shut the engine down. The plane landed safely. All 3 crew members and... »

UK Participating in Sita Air Accident, Nepal

Monday, October 1, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Sita Air Dornier 228-202 en route from Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport to Lukla Where: 500 Meters from airport When: Sept 28, 2012 Who: 19 fatalities Update: Because seven British subjects were killed aboard the Sita Air crash on September 28, the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch will be joining the accident investigation. The British fatalities... »

EVEREST Plane Crash 19 Killed

Friday, September 28, 2012
By George Hatcher
EVEREST Plane Crash 19 Killed

What: Sita Air Dornier 228-202 en route from Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport to Lukla Where: 500 Meters from airport When: Sept 28, 2012 Who: 19 fatalities Why: After takeoff, the pilot hit a vulture. The pilot attempted to return to the airport. (The vulture strike is unconfirmed.) Villagers could not assist because of the fire. Firefighters... »

Nepal: Sita Air Flight Overrun, Strikes Wall

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
By George Hatcher
Nepal: Sita Air Flight Overrun, Strikes Wall

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Richard Vandervord What: Sita Air Dornier 228 en route from Kathmandu to Lukla Where: Lukla, Nepal When: Oct 12 2010 Who: 11 passengers, 3 crew Why: On landing at Lukla, the brakes failed, and the plane overran the (527 meter) short inclined runway and... »

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