Yeti JS41 Runway Excursion on Landing

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 with at least the nose gear collapsed.

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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.
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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.
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The airport was closed for 12 hours, however, no NOTAM had been published by airport officials or the CAA Nepal.



Image © CAA Nepal, AvHerald/Google Earth

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