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Last updated: 31 May 2016
Datum:Montag 26 Juli 1993
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 737-5L9
Fluggesellschaft:Asiana Airlines
Kennzeichen: HL7229
Werknummer: 24805/1878
Baujahr: 1990-06-14 (3 years 1 months)
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:5707
Triebwerk: 2 CFMI CFM56-3B1
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 66 / Insassen: 110
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 68 / Insassen: 116
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:7 km (4.4 Meilen) von Mokpo Airport (MPK) (   Südkorea)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Seoul-Gimpo (Kimpo) International Airport (SEL/RKSS), Südkorea
Flug nach:Mokpo Airport (MPK/RKJM), Südkorea
Flugnummer: 733
Asiana Flight 733 departed Seoul (SEL) at 14:37 for a flight to Mokpo (MPK). Weather was reported clear, but worsened fast to below minimums, with strong winds and heavy rain. After two missed approaches the pilot tried a third approach for runway 06.
The aircraft struck a ridge of the Mount Ungeo (1050 feet high) at 800 feet altitude. Mokpo Airport was only equipped with VOR/DME.

» Aviation Week & Space Technology 02.08.1993 (40)
» ICAO Summary 5/93 (#10)


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Distance from Seoul-Gimpo (Kimpo) International Airport to Mokpo Airport as the crow flies is 311 km (195 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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