9N-AFE

720

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

G-BIEI ■ 9M-SSH ■ 9N-AEB ■ 9N-AFE



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

G-BIEI

G-BIEI

G-BIEI

9M-SSH

9M-SSH

9N-AEB

9N-AEB

 

 

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Bristow Helicopters, Redhill

Via Reykjavík - London-Gatwick 02-Nov-1980 on delivery; departed Redhill 08-Nov-1980 for Malaysia

Bristow Helicopters Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

MHS-Malaysian Helicopter Service, Kuala Lumpur

Lumbini Airways, Kathmandu

Yeti Airways, Kathmandu

Collided with perimeter fence on approach to Bajura 03-Jul-2006, which tore off left main gear; the aircraft then

impacted a culvert before coming to a stop some 900 feet from the runway threshold; repairable

Veered off the runway, and nose gear failed on landing at Surkhet, Nepal 29-Jun-2007; repairable

Dates

10-Oct-1980

14-Oct-1980

30-Oct-1980

 

20-Nov-1980

1983

Jun-1997

Dec-1998

 

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

 

Transfer

Transfer

Sold

Sold

 

 

08-Oct-2008 Collided with perimeter fence on approach to Lukla, Nepal in poor visibility. Aircraft was damaged beyond repair from impact and post impact fire. There were 18 fatalities.


 Peter Steinemann Photo © Sep-193

Peter Steinemann Photo © Sep-193


 K. Juter Photo © Jan-1985

K. Juter Photo © Jan-1985


 Photographer Unknown © Kathmandu

Photographer Unknown © Kathmandu


 Photographer Unknown © Kathmandu

Photographer Unknown © Kathmandu