Tara Air meets with accident while landing at Jumla Airport, all on-board safe
June 9, 2018 03:22 PM NPT
JUMLA, Jun 9: A Tara Air with Call Sign 9N-AEV has met with an accident while landing at the Jumla Airport in the district on Saturday afternoon.
All the 19 people including the crew on-board are safe, according to Republica correspondent DB Budha.
The accident took place after the front wheel of the aircraft punctured while landing, as a result of which the aircraft skidded off the runway and got stuck in the fence surrounding the airport, informed police.
The aircraft had taken off at 2:15 pm from Nepalgunj and the accident took place at 2:50 pm. It is a 35-minute flight from Nepalgunj to Jumla airport.
JK Niraula and Hikmat Rokaya are captain and co-pilot respectivley among the crew.