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Date:Sunday 12 April 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2H4
Operator:Orient Eagle Airways
Registration: P4-NEN
MSN: 20925/373
First flight: 1974-09-09 (23 years 7 months)
Total airframe hrs:71160
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 80
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 88
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Almaty Airport (ALA) (   Kazakhstan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Almaty Airport (ALA/UAAA), Kazakhstan
Flightnumber: 717
Overran the runway at a speed of 80 knots after a heavy landing on a wet runway. The right main gear collapsed.

Heavy landing
Runway excursion

» Flight International 13-19 January 1999


photo of Boeing-737-2H4-N24SW
accident date: 12-04-1998
type: Boeing 737-2H4
registration: N24SW
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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