De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin-otter with registration ‘9N-AEV’ belonging to Tara Air is set to be repaired as the aircraft crash landed at Jumla Airport on 9th June, 2018 sustaining damage on its front part.
An official from Jumla airport informed that the damaged aircraft has already been inspected by the engineering team and the required maintenance will be carried out with the arrival of necessary equipment.
Spokesperson from Tara Air said that the aircraft is under repairable condition so, the airline is preparing for the maintenance procedures.
The preliminary information revealed that the aircraft crash landed at Jumla Airport following the puncture on its Nose landing gear and skidded of the runway and collided a wired fence ahead sustaining damage on its nose badly. The aircraft however isn’t disturbing the normal flight operation at the airport.
The passengers and crew on board encountered minor injuries during the incident as the flight took off from Nepalgunj for Jumla with 16 passengers on board.