Date: August 24, 2010
Time: 07:30
Location: Bastipur, Nepal
Operator: Agni Air
Flight #: 101
Route: Kathmandu - Lukla
AC Type: Dornier 228-101
Registration: 9NAHE
cn / ln: 0732
Aboard: 14   (passengers:11  crew:3)
Fatalities: 14   (passengers:11  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The crew decided to divert to Simara Airport due to poor weather conditions at Kathmandu. Contact with ATC was lost when the plane crashed into a hillside at 9,000 ft., 20 miles SSW of Kathmandu. The crew members became disoriented after they lost contact with the ATC due to failure of both generators and the exhaustion of the backup battery.

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