Nepal Airlines Both Airbus 320-233 aircraft resume their services

Nepal Airlines Both Airbus 320-233 aircraft resume their services

September-27, 2016-Kathmandu

Nepal Airlines A320-233  registered as 9N-AKX is now preparing to continue its scheduled flight just a day after being grounded in TIA due to temporary failure of the fire extinguisher in cargo that resulted in the smoke arousal inside the cockpit yesterday. The aircraft made an emergency landing at TIA. According to officials of NAC, there was problem in the fire extinguisher inside the cargo and that had been discharged.

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Nepal Airlines Airbus Lumbini Emergency Landing at TIA

The damaged fire extinguisher has been replaced with a new one after which the regular flight service of the aircraft has been set up again. The extinguisher was brought yesterday from Dragon Air and ‘Lumbini’ is thus preparing to resume its regular operation soon after the aircraft SRB is replaced by new.

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Nepal Airlines Airbus 320 9N-AKX at Runway of TIA

The other aircraft of Nepal Airlines with registration 9N-AKW ‘Sagarmatha’ which was also grounded at TIA due to the problem in SRB had resumed its flight from yesterday after the defunct ‘Sensor Relay Box (SRB)’ of the aircraft was replaced by the functioning SRB of the other aircraft.

Nepal Airlines Airbus 320 at Hangar for Maintaince
Nepal Airlines Airbus 320 9N-AKW during Maintaince at Hangar.

Altogether 3 aircraft, two A320 ‘Sagarmatha’, ‘Lumbini’ and one Boeing 757 will be serving international sectors of Nepal Airlines Corporation until the new fleet is added.


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