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US-Bangla Q400 crashes at Kathmandu

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#1 flee

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 08:50 PM

A US-Bangla Bombardier Q400 has crashed at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal.
The accident occurred at 14:18 local time on 12 March.
A source at the airport's NOTAM department says that aircraft was operating flight BS 211 from Dhaka to Kathmandu when "a technical fault" occurred during landing.
The aircraft is registered S2-AGU (MSN4041). The 2001-vintage model is owned and managed by US-Bangla.

#2 Khalil Abd Halim

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 11:56 AM



ATC conversation before crash..more like confusion on the flight crew side which caused the crash

#3 flee

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 03:52 PM

Nepal begins probe of plane crash that killed 49, airline defends pilot


KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Investigators have retrieved the flight data recorder from the wreckage of a Bangladeshi airliner that crashed, killing at least 49 aboard, including the crew, when it attempted to land in Nepal’s capital, officials said on Tuesday.



#4 jahur

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 07:13 PM

Heard the Atc audio on youtube. Seems both atc and pilots are not sure on rwy 02 or 20.

#5 flee

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 07:18 PM

This airport is not that great and could be improved. TK managed to write off an almost new A333 there!

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