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TIA resumes operation after 12hr hiatus

  • Authorities remove Yeti Airlines aircraft that skidded off the runaway on Saturday night
- Post Report, Kathmandu

Sep 2, 2018-

The Tribhuvan International Airport resumed its normal operations form Sunday morning, 12 hours after a Yeti Airlines aircraft skidded off its runway, halting all domestic and international flights at the airport. 

An aircraft belonging to Yeti Airlines with registration mark 9N-AHW and carrying 21 passengers and three crew members from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu had skidded off the runway on Saturday night. However, no human casualty has been reported.

The airport services came to a halt since 8:35 pm Saturday, disrupting all domestic and international flights and leaving thousands of people stranded.

The aircraft was removed from the runway at 8am Sunday, according to a Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.

Published: 02-09-2018 08:01

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