Narrative:The aircraft undershot runway 35 during a night time approach, impacted the edge of a ditch, broke up and eventually came to rest inverted.
|Date:||Thursday 23 October 1986|
|Type:||Fokker F-27 Friendship 600|
|Operator:||Pakistan International Airlines - PIA|
|C/n / msn:|| 10335|
|First flight:|| 1967|
|Total airframe hrs:||39732|
|Engines:|| 2 Rolls Royce 532-7E Dart|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 49|
|Total:||Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 54 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||10 km (6.3 mls) S of Peshawar Airport (PEW) (Pakistan)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Lahore Airport (LHE/OPLA), Pakistan|
|Destination airport:||Peshawar Airport (PEW/OPPS), Pakistan|
The co-pilot, who was under route check, let the aircraft descend below the MDA of 400 feet. The pilot was distracted from monitoring the height because he was attempting to talk to the co-pilot into correcting the approach.
» Aviation Letter 240
» ICAO Adrep Summary 3/94 (#62)
» Independent 25.10.86
» Willem Wendt
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 Lahore Airport to Peshawar Airport as the crow flies is 383 km (239 miles).
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.