Narrative:Flight PK231 from Islamabad via Peshawar veered off the side of the runway at Dubai after the right hand maingear collapsed as it touched down. The aircraft skidded and eventually came to rest in sand 50 metres from the runway. The aircraft sustained damage to its right wing structure and its no. 2 engine, which partly broke off the wing.
|Status:||Preliminary - official|
|Date:||Thursday 5 December 2013|
|Operator:||Pakistan International Airlines - PIA|
|C/n / msn:|| 268|
|First flight:|| 1983-07-29 (18 years 3 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 General Electric CF6-50C2|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 193|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 205 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Dubai Airport (DXB) (United Arab Emirates)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Peshawar Airport (PEW/OPPS), Pakistan|
|Destination airport:||Dubai Airport (DXB/OMDB), United Arab Emirates|
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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 Peshawar Airport to Dubai Airport as the crow flies is 1823 km (1139 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.