An 228-200 Dornier operated by Agni Air crashed in Nepal
A small plane, with 21 people on board, crashed in Nepal on Monday morning, killing 15 passengers, including the pilot and co-pilot.
Agni Air (Kathmandu) recorded a tragic accident involving a Dornier 228-200 turboprop aircraft. This morning, a Dornier 228-200 9N-AIG aircraft (MSN 8216) operated a charter flight from Pokhara to Jomson with 18 passengers (16 Indian and 2 Danish tourists) and three crew members.
While trying to land at Jomson Airport in the Annapurna Mountains, the plane overtook the runway and attempted another tour. At that moment, the plane hit the mountain with its wing and crashed, killing 15 of the 21 people on board.
Survivors included 2 children from India, the Danish 2, a flight attendant and an Indian 45 for years. They suffered serious injuries and were transported by helicopter to Pokhara.