Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 23 septiembre 1983
Hora:ca 15:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2P6
Operador:Gulf Air
Registración: A4O-BK
Numéro de série: 21734/566
Año de Construcción: 1979-04-04 (4 years 6 months)
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 107 / Ocupantes: 107
Total:Fatalidades: 112 / Ocupantes: 112
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mino Jebel Ali (   Emiratos Árabes Unidos) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Karachi International Airport (KHI/OPKC), Pakistán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH/OMAA), Emiratos Árabes Unidos
Número de Vuelo: 771
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA


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Distance from Karachi International Airport to Abu Dhabi International Airport as the crow flies is 1257 km (786 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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