Yeti JS41 at Bhairawa on Sep 24th 2016, overran runway on landing

Last Update: September 24, 2016 / 21:33:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 24, 2016

Classification
Accident

Flight number
YT-893

Destination
Bhairawa, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-AIB

ICAO Type Designator
JS41

A Yeti Airlines Jetstream 41, registration 9N-AIB performing flight YT-893 from Kathmandu to Bhairawa (Nepal) with 29 passengers and 3 crew, landed on Bhairawa's runway 28 at 16:56L (11:11Z) but overran the end of the runway and came to a stop in rough terrain about 110 meters/350 feet past the runway end. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage however.

The airline regretted to confirm flight YS-893 was involved in a runway excursion incident at 16:56L (11:11Z). All 29 passengers and 3 crew are safe.

No Metars are available, the local weather station reported at 14:45L winds from eastsoutheast at 4 knots, 8000 meters visibility, temperature 28 degrees C, dew point 25 degrees C, partly cloudy, at 17:45L the weather station reported winds from east at 6 knots, 8000 meters visibility, temperature 28 degrees C, dew point 26 degrees C, partly cloudy.

According to eAIP Nepal the aerodrome features a Bitumen runway 10/28 of 1500 meters length (LDA 1500 meters) and 30 meters width, VOR/DME approaches are published for both runways, runway 28 is equipped with SALS lighting system, runway 10 features no approach lights.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 24, 2016

Classification
Accident

Flight number
YT-893

Destination
Bhairawa, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-AIB

ICAO Type Designator
JS41

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