Tara DHC6 at Jumla on Jun 13th 2012, bird strike

Last Update: June 13, 2012 / 15:34:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 13, 2012

Airline
Tara Air

Flight number
TA-714

Departure
Jumla, Nepal

Destination
Nepalgunj, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-AEV

ICAO Type Designator
DHC6

A Tara Air de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter, registration 9N-AEV performing flight TA-714 from Jumla to Nepalgunj (Nepal) with 19 passengers and 2 crew, was climbing out of Jumla when a bird struck the windshield causing injuries to the first officer. The captain decided to divert the aircraft to Surkhet (Nepal), located about 50nm southwest of Jumla in less difficult terrain, for a safe landing. The first officer received minor injuries, the aircraft received minor damage.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal is investigating the occurrence.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 13, 2012

Airline
Tara Air

Flight number
TA-714

Departure
Jumla, Nepal

Destination
Nepalgunj, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-AEV

ICAO Type Designator
DHC6

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