The aircraft of Nepal’s National carrier Shree Airlines skidded off at the taxiway of Tribhuwan International Airport as it was taking off for Nepalgunj in Nepal.
An aircraft of Nepal’s domestic carrier with 80 people on board skidded off the runway this morning.
No casualties have been reported, airport authorities confirmed.
Tribhuwan International Airport
The aircraft of Nepal‘s National carrier Shree Airlines skidded off the taxiway of Tribhuwan International Airport around 10.30 AM (local time) as it was taking off for Nepalgunj.
“All the people on board were evacuated immediately after the incident.
The aircraft with call sign 9N-ANH reported some technical glitch while taking off at the taxiway,” Renji Sherpa, spokesperson at the TIA, said.
Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal
“The aircraft will be taken away for technical inspection and it will be back on the air once the CAAN (Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal) gives the raw signal,” Renji Sherpa added.
According to the official, the left wheel of the aircraft has been educated in the grassland beside the runway.
Despite the incident, the airport is still operational.
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