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Tara Air crashes in Humla

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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Pic: Twitter

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Tara Air’s twin otter crashed during take-off at Simikot Airport in Humla on Tuesday morning. The plane 9N-ABM heading to Surkhet from Humla was carrying 13 police personnel who were returning after the elections, and three crew members.

According to Laxmi Basnet, Chief District Officer of Humla, the tire of the plane burst while trying to take-off and the nose of the aircraft has suffered damages. Although no casualties were reported, three crew members including the pilot and co-pilot were injured in the accident. The injured are being treated at the District Hospital.

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One Response to “Tara Air crashes in Humla”

  1. Herb Weber on Says:

    Lucky that nobody was seriously injured or killed. I guess that the pilots had some injury on the legs, with the nose of the plane damaged.
    I wish them good recovery and all the best.

    Herb

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