"US-Bangla" air crash in Nepal 12 March 2018 year
"US-Bangla" air crash in Nepal 12 March 2018 year

"US-Bangla" air crash in Nepal 12 March 2018 year

12 March 2018 a few kilometers from the capital airport of Nepal, The plane of Bangladeshi airline "US-Bangla" crashed. A tragic plane crash in the Kathmandu airport area occurred during a regular flight from Dhaka to Kathmandu, which means that a passenger plane, with an 71 man on board, crashed just a few moments before landing in the air harbor of its final destination.

The Chronicle of the Bombardier Dash 8 Q-400 Crash in Nepal 12 March 2018

The passenger plane Bombardier Dash 8 Q-400, belonging to the airline "US-Bangla", flew from the capital of Bangladesh at 12 hours 30 minutes and headed for Kathmandu. According to the flight data, the crew of the passenger aircraft did not report to air traffic controllers about the occurrence of abnormal situations, and, according to the established schedule, had to land in the capital of Nepal at 14 hours 15 minutes.

The first footage from the crash site in Nepal

Nevertheless, a few moments before the landing, when Kathmandu International Airport was already in sight, the plane began to drastically lose altitude, as evidenced by data from online services, which resulted in a collision with the ground and caught fire. Taking into account the latest data, the aircraft dropped on the football field, where it was deployed, as a result of which the emergency exits of the aircraft were partially blocked, which made it difficult to evacuate the people on board.

On board the passenger airliner of the Bangladeshi airline, "US-Bangla", there were 67 passengers and four crew members, most of whom were killed when the plane collided with the ground.

Shots from the plane crash site in Nepal 12 March 2018 year

The investigation of the plane crash has already begun, however, due to the fact that there are a lot of circumstances that could lead to the tragedy, experts do not even disclose preliminary versions of the crash of the Bombardier Dash 8 Q-400 in Kathmandu.

Preliminary versions of the crash of the Bombardier Dash 8 Q-400 in Nepal

Despite the fact that the authorities of Nepal do not even disclose even preliminary versions of the crash of a passenger plane near the airport of Kathmandu, experts believe that it should consider two possible circumstances of this tragedy, which is quite likely and will give an opportunity to get an answer to the question of why the plane fell in Nepal.

Technical fault

The technical abnormity version of the aircraft is almost always considered, while experts believe that in the current disaster, the main factor is the malfunction. The arguments of specialists are explained first of all by the fact that during the flight the crew of the crashed aircraft did not report any problems, and the disaster itself occurred just a few seconds before the plane landed at Kathmandu International Airport.

Video from the plane crash site in Nepal

Experts believe that the fault could be a malfunction of the management system, however, it is up to experts who are currently engaged in the investigation.

Pilot error

One of the versions of the crash that occurred 12 March 2018 year near the airport Kathmandu, is also called a pilot error. Experts believe that the crew of the aircraft too sharply began to drop the altitude for the approach to landing, in view of which the aircraft began to dive and collided with the ground.

On the other hand, it is important to take into account that the specialists have so far failed to confirm or deny this version, in spite of the access to the flight characteristics of the aircraft.

Victims and victims of a plane crash near Kathmandu airport 12 March 2018 year

On board the passenger plane Bombardier Dash 8 Q-400, owned by the Bangladesh carrier "US-Bangla", was 71 man - 4 crew member and 67 passengers. Most of the aircraft on board were killed because of severe injuries and injuries, and also because of the difficult access to emergency rescue outputs, and if the 38 was originally reported, then by the evening of 12 March it became known that at least 50 dead citizens, and also about 21 the victim.

According to official data, the citizens of the Russian Federation on board the plane that crashed in Nepal were not.