Accident description
Last updated: 21 April 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 21 January 1995
Type:Tupolev 154B-2
Operator:Kazakhstan Airlines
Registration: UN-85455
C/n / msn: 80A-455
First flight: 1980
Engines: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 105
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 117
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Karachi International Airport (KHI) (   Pakistan)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Karachi International Airport (KHI/OPKC), Pakistan
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
As the Tupolev failed to lift off the runway, the captain rejected the takeoff at a speed of 270-280 km/h. The airplane overran the end of the runway and continued for about 500 metres. The nose gear collapsed before the Tupolev came to rest. The aircraft had been overloaded by 6 tons.

Events:

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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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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