Narrative:The Viscount skidded sideways off the runway into a monsoon ditch when the pilot tried to turn the aircraft (groundloop?) at the end of the runway. The undercarriage folded up sideways and one wing was broken. The Viscount named "City of Karachi" had been delivered just 4 months prior to the accident.
|Date:||Thursday 5 December 2013|
|Type:||Vickers 815 Viscount|
|Operator:||Pakistan International Airlines - PIA|
|C/n / msn:|| 335|
|First flight:|| 1958|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Islamabad International Airport (ISB) (Pakistan)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Islamabad International Airport (ISB/OPRN), Pakistan|
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.