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Last updated: 26 May 2016
Fecha:lunes 26 julio 1993
Tipo:Boeing 737-5L9
Operador:Asiana Airlines
Registración: HL7229
Numéro de série: 24805/1878
Año de Construcción: 1990-06-14 (3 years 1 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:7301
Motores: 2 CFMI CFM56-3B1
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 66 / Ocupantes: 110
Total:Fatalidades: 68 / Ocupantes: 116
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:7 km (4.4 milles) de Mokpo Airport (MPK) (   Corea del Sur)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 244 m (801 feet) amsl
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Seoul-Gimpo (Kimpo) International Airport (SEL/RKSS), Corea del Sur
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mokpo Airport (MPK/RKJM), Corea del Sur
Número de Vuelo: 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).

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