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Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Sunday 27 March 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic F100 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker 100
Operator:Bek Air
Registration: UP-F1012
MSN: 11426
First flight: 1992-11-10 (23 years 5 months)
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Tay 650-15
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 116
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 121
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Astana International Airport (TSE) (   Kazakhstan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kzyl-Orda Airport (KZO/UAOO), Kazakhstan
Destination airport:Astana International Airport (TSE/UACC), Kazakhstan
Bek Air flight Z92041 performed a nosegear-up landing at Astana International Airport, Kazakhstan.
The aircraft, a Fokker 100, operated on a domestic flight from Kzyl-Orda Airport. Approaching the Astana Airport, the nose landing gear failed to deploy. The flight crew carried out a go around and attempted to troubleshoot the problem. After fifty minutes the aircraft made a forced nosegear-up landing on runway 22 which had been foamed by airport fire services.
The aircraft came to rest on the runway and all occupants evacuated through the forward doors.

Gear-up landing
Runway mishap



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Distance from Kzyl-Orda Airport to Astana International Airport as the crow flies is 821 km (513 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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Fokker 100

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