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Sita Air's plane collided with wild boar


Nepalnews
2021 Nov 02, 11:04, Kathmandu
Three aircraft (Do-228) of Sita Air parked at Lukla airport. (9N-AHB, 9N-AIE & 9N-AJH) Photo courtesy: Captain Robin Gauchan

Sita Air's plane has collided with a wild boar on the runway of Nepalgunj Airport. The plane collided with a wild boar on the runway while flying to Simikot in Humla this morning.

According to an airport source, the plane collided with the animal on the runway before taking off. No casualties were reported in the accident. All the 14 passengers and crew members are safe. There is a hole in the lower abdomen between the front and rear tires of the plane. Efforts are being made to operate the airport by removing the plane from the runway. 

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