Nepal Airlines’ Old hag Boeing 757 to its destination on the same day
December 15, 2016-Kathmandu
Nepal Airlines’ Old hag Boeing 757, Gandaki, which had to suffer from a hydraulic system leakage and land in emergency on Tuesday was maintained on the same day and the flight was back in function heading to Doha.
The aircraft was travelling from Kathmandu to Banglore when an error was detected in its system. The captain on board was informed about the error, who contacted the ATC and flew back after being airborne for one hour and thirty minutes. The aircraft had 156 passengers on board.
The Boeing 757 has been serving Nepal Airlines and its passengers for the last 28 years showing endurance and strength. The aircraft is termed as ‘the flying horse of the nation’ by the Nepal Airlines engineers.