Sita D228 at Nepalgunj on Nov 2nd 2021, boar strike

Last Update: November 2, 2021 / 19:46:47 GMT/Zulu time

Bookmark this article
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 2, 2021

Classification
Accident

Airline
Sita Air

Destination
Simikot, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-AHB

Aircraft Type
DORNIER 228

ICAO Type Designator
D228

A Sita Air Dornier Do-228, registration 9N-AHB performing a flight from Nepalgunj to Simikot (Nepal) with 17 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff from Nepalgunj when the aircraft collided with 3 wild boars prompting the crew to reject takeoff due to problems with the nose gear. The aircraft came to a stop with the nose gear partially collapsed/bent backwards and damage to the underside of the fuselage. There were no injuries to the aircraft occupants, tThe 3 wild pigs did not survive.

The aircraft had suffered another gear collapse when it landed short of the runway in 2013, see Accident: Sita D228 at Simikot on Jun 1st 2013, landed short of runway, gear collapse
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 2, 2021

Classification
Accident

Airline
Sita Air

Destination
Simikot, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-AHB

Aircraft Type
DORNIER 228

ICAO Type Designator
D228

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
Article source

You can read 4 more free articles without a subscription.

Subscribe now and continue reading without any limits!

Are you a subscriber?
Login
Subscribe

Read unlimited articles and receive our daily update briefing. Gain better insights into what is happening in commercial aviation safety.

Free newsletter

Want to know more and stay ahead? Get our free weekly newsletter and join 4854 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and confirm that you've read our privacy policy.

Send tip

Support AeroInside by sending a small tip amount.

Related articles

Newest articles

Subscribe today

Are you researching aviation incidents? Get access to AeroInside Insights, unlimited read access and receive the daily newsletter.

Pick your plan and subscribe

Partner

Blockaviation logo

A new way to document and demonstrate airworthiness compliance and aircraft value. Find out more.

Virtual Speech logo

Train yourself online in VR with the special course for aviation: "Crisis Communications: Airlines". Find out more.

Get updates

Never miss an article from AeroInside. Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and join 4854 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and that you've read our privacy policy.

AeroInside Blog
Popular aircraft
Airbus A320
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800 MAX
Popular airlines
American Airlines
United
Delta
Air Canada
Lufthansa
British Airways