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Nepal Airlines Plane Suffers Bird Strike Near Kathmandu Airport

Nepal Airlines flight RA-206 suffered a bird strike near Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, on November 18th.

The incident happened when the Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Delhi, India, was on approach to Kathmandu Airport.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All one hundred and thirty-five people aboard remained unharmed.

Nepal Airlines Plane Returns to Nepal due to Unusual Odour

nepal airlinesNepal Airlines flight RA-409 made an emergency return to Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, on November 7.

The Airbus A320-200, en-route to Hong Kong, China, had to return to Kathmandu due to an unusual odour smelled in its cockpit.

The plane landed safely.

All 121 people on board remained unharmed.

Nepal Airlines Crash Landing in Jomsom

Twenty-one people aboard a Nepal Airlines de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 survived the attempted landing 125 miles NW of Kathmandu.

Everyone aboard survived but everyone was injured. Five of the tourists were seriously injured.

On landing at Jomsom airport at 8:30 a.m., the brakes failed, and the plane skidded to the banks of the Kali Gandaki river. The wheel of the plane slipped off the runway and turned right. The front of the plane was wrecked and in the water. The back appears intact.

Eight passengers were Japanese, and on pilgrimage to Muktinath, a sacred Buddhist site at the foot of the Thorong La Himalayan mountain pass.

The rest of those aboard were Nepali.

An investigation is underway. The accident is currently being attributed to brake failure. Jomsom airport is known as one of the most dangerous on earth.

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