Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 23 October 1986
Time:20:49
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
Operator:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registration: AP-AUX
C/n / msn: 10335
First flight: 1967
Total airframe hrs:39732
Cycles:45472
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 532-7E
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 49
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 54
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:10 km (6.3 mls) S of Peshawar Airport (PEW) (   Pakistan) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lahore Airport (LHE/OPLA), Pakistan
Destination airport:Peshawar Airport (PEW/OPPS), Pakistan
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.
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.


Classification:

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 240
» ICAO Adrep Summary 3/94 (#62)
» Independent 25.10.86
» Willem Wendt


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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.
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