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Last updated: 18 October 2021
Fecha:domingo 25 enero 1970
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Operador:Royal Nepal Airlines
Registración: 9N-AAR
Numéro de série: 10290
Año de Construcción: 1965
Horas Totales de la Célula:7891
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 18
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 23
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3 km (1.9 milles) E of Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL) (   India)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT), Nepal
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL/VIDP), India
While on final approach to Delhi, the aircraft was caught in severe thunderstorms with turbulence and down draughts. The pilot couldn't control the aircraft, and the F-27 crashed short of runway 28.

» Civil aircraft accidents 1970 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD
» Willem Wendt


photo of Fokker-F-27200-9N-AAR
accident date: 25-01-1970
type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
registration: 9N-AAR

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport to Delhi-Palam Airport as the crow flies is 810 km (506 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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