- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 07, 1999
Time: 19:51
Location: Near Kathmandu, Nepal
Operator: Lufthansa Cargo Airlines
Flight #: 8533
Route: Kathmandu - New Delhi
AC Type: Boeing 727-243F
Registration: VT-LCI
cn / ln: 22168/1770
Aboard: 5   (passengers:0  crew:5)
Fatalities: 5   (passengers:0  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: The cargo plane crashed into the Champadevi mountains at an altitude of 7,500 ft. The plane was flying too low. Failure to the adhere to Standard Instrument Departure Procedure by the crew and failure of the controllers to warn the flight.
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