Tara DHC6 at Dolpa on Sep 21st 2012, runway excursion on takeoff

Last Update: September 21, 2012 / 14:19:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2012

Classification
Accident

Airline
Tara Air

Flight number
TA-717

Departure
Dolpa, Nepal

Destination
Nepalgunj, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-ABQ

ICAO Type Designator
DHC6

A Tara Air de Havilland Dash DHC-6-300 Twin Otter, registration 9N-ABQ performing flight TA-717 from Dolpa to Nepalgunj (Nepal) with 5 passengers and 2 crew, was accelerating for takeoff from Dolpa when the left hand wing entangled with the wire fence of the aerodrome. The takeoff was rejected, the aircraft came to a stop about 50 meters off the runway contacting rocks. No injuries occurred, the aircraft however received substantial damage to its left hand wing, left hand engine and left hand main gear.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2012

Classification
Accident

Airline
Tara Air

Flight number
TA-717

Departure
Dolpa, Nepal

Destination
Nepalgunj, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-ABQ

ICAO Type Designator
DHC6

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