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Estado:Preliminar - Oficial
Fecha:lunes 1 marzo 2004
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic A30B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A300B4-203
Operador:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registración: AP-BBA
Numéro de série: 114
Año de Construcción: 1980-06-16 (23 years 9 months)
Motores: 2 General Electric CF6-50C2
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 12
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 261
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 273
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) (   Arabia Saudita)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED/OEJN), Arabia Saudita
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Quetta Airport (UET/OPQT), Pakistán
Número de Vuelo:PK2002
During a night-time takeoff, tires 1 and 2 on the main gear burst. The control tower informed the flight crew of a wheel fire. The takeoff was rejected and the crew applied reverse thrust. Many parts of the tires were ingested by the engines which sustained substantial damage. The left wing was also perforated behind the fuel tanks. The Airbus stopped at the end of runway 34 and the fire in the left main landing gear was extinguished. The airplane was insured for USD 3,000,000 and was declared constructive total loss.

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photo of Airbus-A300B4-203-AP-BBA
accident date: 01-03-2004
type: Airbus A300B4-203
registration: AP-BBA

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 Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport to Quetta Airport as the crow flies is 2910 km (1819 miles).

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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