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Status:
Date:Monday 18 June 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-320
Operator:Israir
Registration: 4X-ATK
MSN: 073
First flight: 1987-12-08 (13 years 7 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW121
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 39
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 42
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) (   Israel)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV/LLBG), Israel
Narrative:
The starbord main undercarriage would not lower on approach to Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion International, Israel, and the aircraft suffered considerable damage on landing with it retracted. No injuries were reported.
The aircraft has withdrawn from use and was used as a emergency forces training rig at TLV.

Classification:
Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 418/6
» Air International January 2002, p14


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photo of ATR-42-320-4X-ATK
accident date: 18-06-2001
type: ATR 42-320
registration: 4X-ATK
 
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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