Category Archives: Agni Air

Agni Air’s Dornier 228-200 9N-AIG crashes in Nepal, 15 killed

Agni Air (Kathmandu) has had another accident involving a Dornier 228-200 turboprop aircraft. This morning (May 14) the pictured Dornier 228-200 9N-AIG (msn 8216) was operating a charter flight from Pokhara to Jomson with 18 passengers (including 16 Indian tourists) and three crew members. While attempting to land at the mountainous Jomson Airport the aircraft overshot the runway and attempted to go around. The pilot apparently clipped the wing with the mountainside and the aircraft crashed, killing 15 of the 21 people on board.

Read the full report from the Los Angeles Times: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Moralist via Wikipedia. The doomed aircraft is pictured at the challenging Lukla Airport earlier this year.

Agni Air Dornier Do228 9N-AHE is missing in Nepal

Agni Air’s (Kathmandu) Dornier Do228-101 9N-AHE (msn 7032) being operated on a flight between Kathmandu and the mountain airport of Lukla near Mount Everest with 14 people on board is missing and presumed to have crashed in central Nepal.

Read the full report from Flightglobal: