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Tara Air Plane Suffers Runway Excursion at Jumla Airport

Sunday, June 10, 2018
By George Hatcher
Tara Air Plane Suffers Runway Excursion at Jumla Airport

A Tara Air plane suffered a puncture of the nose wheels upon landing at Jumla Airport, Nepal, on June 9th. The plane coming from Nepalgunj, Nepal, became uncontrollable due to the puncture, veered off the runway and hit a fence. All eighteen passengers and three crew members remained uninjured. The plane sustained substantial damage.... »

Tara Air Plane Skids Off Runway in Nepal; At Least Four Injured

Thursday, November 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Tara Air Plane Skids Off Runway in Nepal; At Least Four Injured

A Tara Air plane skidded off runway at Simikot Airport, Nepal, on November 28th. The plane was accelerating to takeoff for Surkhet, Nepal, when it blew a nose tire and skidded off the runway. There were sixteen people aboard, including thirteen passengers and three crew members. At least four of them were injured in... »

Nepal: Pokhara Crash, 23 Fatalities

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Nepal: Pokhara Crash, 23 Fatalities

Tara Air Flight number TA193 Crashes A Tara Air Twin Otter was found crashed near Rupse Chhahara at Soleghopte cliff in Dana VDC. Search efforts at the crash site some 16,000 feet above sea level were hampered by fog. There were no survivors. The flight had been declared missing while en route from Pokhara... »

Nepal Takeoff Emergency, No Injuries

Monday, September 24, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Tara Air de Havilland Dash DHC-6-300 Twin Otter en route from Dolpa to Nepalgunj Where: Dolpa When: Sept 21, 2012 9:28 a.m. Who: 6 aboard, no injuries Why: Take off from the airport at Dolpa failed when the planes left wing encountered obstruction. According to Vinaya Shakya, none of the two crew or... »

Tara Air Incident Report unconfirmed

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Tara Air de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter en route from Jomsom to Pokhara Where: Jomsom Airport, Nepal When: August 19, 2012 Who: 19 aboard, no fatalities Why: On taking off from Jomsom airport, the plane slid off the runway and into a river bed. The Nepalese army performed the plane retrieval. No... »

Nepal Flight Diverts to Safer Topography after Bird Strike

Sunday, June 17, 2012
By George Hatcher
Nepal Flight Diverts to Safer Topography after Bird Strike

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Sam Chui What: Tara Air de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter en route from Jumla to Nepalgunj Where: Surkhet Airport When: June 13, 2012 Who: 19 passengers Why: Co-ilot Abhisek Rai was injured while flying the Tara Air jet from Jumla to Nepalgunj when a... »

Plane Crashes in Kathmandu

Thursday, December 16, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Tara Air de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter en route from Lamidanda to Kathmandu Where: Okhaldhunga, Palunge Mountain, Nepal When: Dec 15th 2010 Who: 19 passengers and 3 crew Why: Five minutes after takeoff, Air Traffic Control lost contact with the plane. The flight was scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu 35 minutes after departure... »

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