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Last updated: 19 January 2022
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Datum:donderdag 31 december 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registratie: AP-AUV
Constructienummer: 10330
Bouwjaar: 1967
Aantal vlieguren:7813
Aantal vluchten:11387
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 31
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 35
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Shamshernagar Airport (ZHM) (   Bangladesh)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Dhaka-Tejgaon Airport (DAC/VGTJ), Bangladesh
Vliegveld van aankomst:Shamshernagar Airport (ZHM/VGSH), Bangladesh
Beschrijving:
After an uneventful scheduled flight, the captain concluded that the aircraft was too high on approach to Shamshernagar Airport (ZHM). Instead of going around he selected GFP on both propellers at a height of a few hundred feet and a speed of about 125 knots. Consequently the aircraft developed a high rate of descent and at about 20 feet height the pilot lost control, after which the aircraft crash-landed short of the runway. The right hand wing tip broke off at about 10 feet from the tip, allowing a large amount of fuel to be spilled. The fuselage turned over to the right ending up more or less upside down. A fire developed, with heavy smoke, in which 7 of the 31 passengers died. The others and the 4 crew escaped with only minor injuries. It took about 4 hours for the fire brigade to reach the site.

Bronnen:
» Willem Wendt
» A Benefit Analysis for Cabin Water Spray Systems and Enhanced Fuselage Burnthrough Protection (CAA PAPER 2002/04)
» Kingston Gleaner January 2,1971


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Dhaka-Tejgaon Airport en Shamshernagar Airport bedraagt 167 km (104 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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