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Date:Thursday 23 October 1986
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
Operator:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registration: AP-AUX
MSN: 10335
First flight: 1967
Total airframe hrs:39732
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 532-7E
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 49
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 54
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:10 km (6.3 mls) S of Peshawar Airport (PEW) (   Pakistan)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lahore Airport (LHE/OPLA), Pakistan
Destination airport:Peshawar Airport (PEW/OPPS), Pakistan
The aircraft undershot runway 35 during a night time approach, impacted the edge of a ditch, broke up and eventually came to rest inverted.
The co-pilot, who was under route check, let the aircraft descend below the MDA of 400 feet. The pilot was distracted from monitoring the height because he was attempting to talk to the co-pilot into correcting the approach.


» Aviation Letter 240
» ICAO Adrep Summary 3/94 (#62)
» Independent 25 October 86
» Willem Wendt


photo of Fokker-F-27600-PH-FLF
accident date: 23-10-1986
type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
registration: PH-FLF
photo of Fokker-F-27600-PH-FLF
accident date: 23-10-1986
type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
registration: PH-FLF

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Lahore Airport to Peshawar Airport as the crow flies is 383 km (239 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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