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Last updated: 18 September 2018
Fecha:jueves 23 agosto 2001
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B743 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-368
Operador:Saudi Arabian Airlines
Registración: HZ-AIO
Numéro de série: 23266/624
Año de Construcción: 1985-10-09 (15 years 11 months)
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce RB211-524D4
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) (   Malasia)
Fase: Carreteando (TXI)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL/WMKK), Malasia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED/OEJN), Arabia Saudita
Número de Vuelo:3830
The Boeing 747 rolled into a drainage ditch and toppled forward causing the severe damage to the nose section. The aircraft was taxied to the departure gate to board 319 passengers for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Reportedly, the aircraft was being taxied by a ground engineer on the no. 2 and 3 engines. When trying to make a turn brakes and steering had no effect and the aircraft continued into the ditch. It is said that the aux hydraulic pumps switches were in the off position.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport as the crow flies is 7031 km (4394 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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