Yeti JS41 at Kathmandu on Sep 1st 2018, runway excursion on landing

Last Update: September 2, 2018 / 14:20:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 1, 2018

Classification
Accident

Flight number
YT-1424

Destination
Kathmandu, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-AHW

ICAO Type Designator
JS41

Airport ICAO Code
VNKT

A Yeti Airlines BAe Jetstream 41, registration 9N-AHW performing flight YT-1424 from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu (Nepal) with 21 passengers and 3 crew, landed on Kathmandu's runway 02 at 20:31L (14:46Z) but veered left off the runway and came to a stop off the runway. The crew radioed they were on grass. Five passengers were injured, the aircraft sustained substantial damage (at least nose gear collapsed).

Tribhuvan Airport reported 5 passengers received serious injuries and were taken to a hospital, the other passengers and crew were safe. The aircraft suffered gear damage.

The airline reported the aircraft 9N-AHW was involved in a runway excursion at Kathmandu, all 21 passengers and 3 crew have been evacuated and are safe.

The airport was closed for 12 hours, however, no NOTAM had been published.

Metars:
VNKT 011620Z VRB02KT 7000 -RA FEW008 FEW025CB SCT030 BKN100 22/21 Q1014 NOSIG CB TO N=
VNKT 011550Z 00000KT 7000 -RA FEW008 FEW025CB SCT030 BKN100 22/21 Q1014 NOSIG CB TO N=
VNKT 011520Z 05003KT 4000 RA FEW010 FEW025CB SCT030 OVC090 21/20 Q1014 NOSIG CB TO S SW W NW AND N=
VNKT 011450Z 07007KT 020V120 1500 SHRA FEW010 FEW025CB SCT030 OVC090 22/22 Q1014 NOSIG CB TO NE E SE S SW W AND NW=
VNKT 011420Z 17004KT 7000 FEW015 FEW025CB SCT030 BKN100 23/21 Q1013 NOSIG CB TO SE S SW W AND NW=
VNKT 011350Z 17004KT 7000 FEW015 FEW025CB SCT030 BKN100 24/21 Q1012 NOSIG CB TO SE S SW AND NW=
VNKT 011320Z 21003KT 7000 FEW015 FEW025CB SCT030 BKN100 24/21 Q1011 NOSIG CB TO S SW NW AND N=
VNKT 011250Z 24005KT 8000 FEW015 FEW025CB SCT030 BKN100 24/20 Q1011 NOSIG CB TO N AND NE=
VNKT 011220Z 22006KT 8000 FEW015 FEW025CB SCT030 BKN100 24/20 Q1011 NOSIG CB TO N NE SE S SW AND W=
VNKT 011150Z 24006KT 8000 FEW015 FEW025CB SCT030 BKN100 25/20 Q1010 NOSIG CB TO NE=
VNKT 011120Z 27005KT 220V310 8000 FEW015 FEW025CB SCT030 BKN100 25/21 Q1010 NOSIG CB TO NW N AND NE=
VNKT 011050Z 25009KT 220V280 7000 VCRA FEW015 FEW025CB SCT030 BKN100 26/21 Q1010 NOSIG CB TO W NW N AND S=
VNKT 011020Z 23009KT 210V270 5000 VCRA FEW015 FEW025CB SCT030 BKN100 26/21 Q1010 NOSIG CB TO W NW N NE AND SE=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 1, 2018

Classification
Accident

Flight number
YT-1424

Destination
Kathmandu, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-AHW

ICAO Type Designator
JS41

Airport ICAO Code
VNKT

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