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Accident description
Last updated: 23 March 2018
Date:Sunday 12 April 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2H4
Operator:Orient Eagle Airways
Registration: P4-NEN
C/n / msn: 20925/373
First flight: 1974-09-09 (23 years 7 months)
Total airframe hrs:71160
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 80
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 88
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Almaty Airport (ALA) (   Kazakhstan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Almaty Airport (ALA/UAAA), Kazakhstan
Flightnumber: 717
Overran the runway at a speed of 80 knots after a heavy landing on a wet runway. The right main gear collapsed.


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After flying for Southwest Airlines for 23 years, N24SW was sold to Orient Eagle Airways in November 1997.
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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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