Accident
Last updated: 22 September 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 22 December 1997
Time:22:36
Type:Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000
Operator:Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Registration: S2-ACJ
C/n / msn: 11180
First flight: 1981
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Spey 555-15H
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 85
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 89
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5,6 km (3.5 mls) from Sylhet Civil Airport (ZYL) (   Bangladesh) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Dhaka-Zia International Airport (DAC/VGZR), Bangladesh
Destination airport:Sylhet Civil Airport (ZYL/VGSY), Bangladesh
Flightnumber: 609
Narrative:
The aircraft force landed on it's belly in a paddy field, short of the runway.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep


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Distance from Dhaka-Zia International Airport to Sylhet Civil Airport as the crow flies is 193 km (121 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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