Date & Time: May 16, 2018 at 0645 LT
Operator:
Registration:
9N-AJU
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Surkhet – Simikot
MSN:
208B-0770
YOM:
1999
Country:
Nepal
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft departed Surkhet Airport at 0612LT on a cargo flight to Simikot. At 0627LT, the crew made his last radio transmission with Nepalgunj Tower. About 18 minutes later, while cruising by night at an altitude of 12,800 feet, the airplane struck the slope of a mountain located near the Simikot Pass, some 12 km from Simikot Airport. The airplane disintegrated on impact and both crew members were killed.