Days after Nepal aircraft crash, Buddha Airways flight faces technical snag

A Buddha Airways flight returned again to Nepal’s Kathmandu airport attributable to a technical snag on June 1, in line with a media report. The flight took off from Tribhuvan Worldwide Airport to Bhadrapur and returned after realising that there was an issue with the aircraft’s tyres, Nepal’s information web site cited the Civil Aviation Workplace on the airport as saying. Based on a Civil Aviation official, the aircraft took off from Kathmandu at 10:43 am and returned to the airport quickly after, the report mentioned.

The report added that an investigation into the matter was underway. The incident comes days after a Tara airline aircraft carrying 4 Indians, two Germans, and 13 Nepali passengers, moreover a three-member Nepali crew, crashed in Nepal’s mountainous Mustang district, minutes after taking off from the vacationer metropolis of Pokhara.

Based on a preliminary investigation carried out by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the Canadian-built turboprop Twin Otter 9N-AET aircraft crashed on Sunday (Might 29) at an altitude of 4,200 meters attributable to unhealthy climate situations.

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Nepal being a mountainous nation, the climate situation is all the time fluctuating and it’s troublesome to function a flight within the mountain area with out a correct climate forecasting mechanism. Nepal, dwelling to eight of the world’s 14 highest mountains, together with Everest, has a file of air accidents.

On Might 31, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal tightened guidelines governing home flights and made it necessary for airways to have clear climate all through the route of a flight.

(With inputs from PTI)

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