Date: May 25, 2004
Time: 1356
Location: Near Lukla, Nepal
Operator: Yeti Airlines
Flight #: 117
Route: Katmandou - Lukla
AC Type: de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Registration: 9N-AFD
cn / ln: 651
Aboard: 3   (passengers:0  crew:3)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:0  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: While on approach to Lukla, the cargo plane crashed into Lamjura Hill in heavy cloud cover. Hazardous behavior and attitudes of the captain such as over-confidence, being care-free, and non-compliance of the regulations caused the accident.

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