Simrik D228 at Lukla on Oct 12th 2017, runway excursion on takeoff

Last Update: October 12, 2017 / 20:18:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RMK-21

Departure
Lukla, Nepal

Destination
Kathmandu, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-AJH

Aircraft Type
DORNIER 228

ICAO Type Designator
D228

A Simrik Airlines (formerly known as Sita Air) Dornier Do-228, registration 9N-AJH performing flight RMK-21 from Lukla to Kathmandu (Nepal) with 9 passengers and 2 crew, was about to take off from Lukla's runway 24 when the aircraft went off the left edge of the runway at around 07:30L (01:45Z) and stopped.

The airline reported the aircraft became involved in a runway excursion aligning to the left of the runway center line. There were no injuries and no damage, the aircraft however needed to be inspected before returning to service. A licensed aircraft mechanics was flown to Lukla to conduct that inspection and returned the aircraft to service at about 10:00L. The aircraft departed to Kathmandu immediately afterwards.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RMK-21

Departure
Lukla, Nepal

Destination
Kathmandu, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-AJH

Aircraft Type
DORNIER 228

ICAO Type Designator
D228

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