9N-AMH Summit Air Let L-410UVP-E20

Summit Air 9N-AMH

9N-AMH is the Let L-410 UVP-E20 model aircraft, manufactured by Let Kunovice of the Czech Republic. It belongs to Summit Air private limited of Nepal. The manufacturer serial number of this Let L-410 aircraft is 2914 and the first flight of this registration aircraft was in 2013 AD.

Summit Air 9N-AMH Let L-410 UVP-E20 model aircraft

Collide History of Summit Air

A Summit Air Let L-410UVP-E20 Turbolet collide with Eurocopter AS 350B3e model helicopter registration number 9N-ALC belongs to Manang air at the time of takeoff attempt from Lukla-Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Nepal. The aircraft and helicopter were destroyed. Shree Airlines Eurocopter helicopter also sustained minor damage. 
The copilot of the Summit Aeroplane sustained fatal injuries and two airport security workers at the helipad also died in the accident.

Within 3 seconds of the takeoff roll with full engine power, the aircraft swerved to the right and exited the runway, travelling about 43 ft across the grassy part on the right side of runway 24, before striking the airport inner perimeter fence. It then continued to skid for about 43 ft and hit two persons before it crashed into the upper helipad. It struck the turning rotor blades of 9N-ALC.
The moving rotors cut through the cockpit and the helicopter toppled onto the lower helipad 6 ft below.The left-hand wing of the aircraft broke the skid of another helicopter, 9N-ALK, and came to a halt with 9N-ALC beneath its right-hand main wheel assembly.
Lukla Airport is located on a mountain at an elevation of 9334 feet (2845 m). The runway is 1729 ft long (527 m) with an 11.7% gradient. Takeoffs must be performed from the downsloping runway 24. The helipad is located to the right of the runway, about 100 meters past the threshold.

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