Flugunfall 23 SEP 1983 einer Boeing 737-2P6 A4O-BK - Mino Jebel Ali
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Datum:Freitag 23 September 1983
Zeit:ca 15:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2P6
Fluggesellschaft:Gulf Air
Kennzeichen: A4O-BK
Werknummer: 21734/566
Baujahr: 1979-04-04 (4 years 6 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 107 / Insassen: 107
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 112 / Insassen: 112
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mino Jebel Ali (   Vereinigte Arabische Emirate)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Karachi International Airport (KHI/OPKC), Pakistan
Flug nach:Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH/OMAA), Vereinigte Arabische Emirate
Flugnummer: 771
The aircraft crashed after the crew had issued a brief distress message. It appeared that a bomb had exploded in the cargo compartment, causing a violent fire.

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photo of Boeing-737-2P6-A4O-BK
accident date: 23-09-1983
type: Boeing 737-2P6
registration: A4O-BK

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 Karachi International Airport to Abu Dhabi International Airport as the crow flies is 1257 km (786 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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