Sita D228 near Lukla on Feb 20th 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: February 20, 2018 / 21:11:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 20, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Sita Air

Flight number
603

Destination
Lukla, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-AJH

Aircraft Type
DORNIER 228

ICAO Type Designator
D228

A Sita Air Dornier DO-228, registration 9N-AJH performing flight 603 from Kathmandu to Lukla (Nepal) with 12 passengers and 3 crew, was nearing Lukla when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine down. The crew decided to return to Kathmandu, where the aircraft landed safely about one hour after departure.

Nepal Civil Aviation Authority (CAAN) opened an investigation into the occurrence.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 20, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Sita Air

Flight number
603

Destination
Lukla, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-AJH

Aircraft Type
DORNIER 228

ICAO Type Designator
D228

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