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Last updated: 23 September 2018
Datum:zaterdag 11 mei 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-268 Adv.
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Saudi Arabian Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 98
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 104
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Doha International Airport (DOH) (   Qatar)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Doha International Airport (DOH/OTBD), Qatar
Vliegveld van aankomst:Riyadh-King Khalid International Airport (RUH/OERK), Saudi-ArabiŽ
The captain of a Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 737-200 airplane aborted a takeoff from Doha Airport, Qatar, following a catastrophic and uncontained failure of the no. 2 engine. A fragment from the engine penetrated a wing fuel tank and the no.2 engine caught fire. The airplane was stopped on the end of the runway, and the 98 passengers and 6 crewmembers evacuated the airplane while the airport fire department extinguished the fire. There were no injuries to the occupants as a result of the engine failure and fire. Investigation of the accident disclosed that the 2nd stage low-pressure turbine (LPT) disk in the Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15 engine ruptured, and that a large segment of the disk exited the engine near the 1:30 o'clock position (aft looking forward). The released segment passed through the engine and caused substantial damage to the low-pressure nozzle case, the hush package and the fan bypass duct outer case. Considerable damage was inflicted on the no.2 engine nacelle by engine fragments and the ensuing fire.



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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Doha International Airport en Riyadh-King Khalid International Airport bedraagt 488 km (305 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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