Narrative:The aircraft departed Islamabad at 08:00 for a flight to Kohat Air Base. Pakistani air force chief Mushaf Ali Mir was to conduct an annual inspection of the air base. The aircraft crashed into the side of a 3,000-foot mountain, covered in fog.
|Date:||Thursday 20 February 2003|
|Type:||Fokker F-27 Friendship 200|
|Operator:||Pakistan Air Force|
|C/n / msn:|| 10254|
|First flight:|| 1964|
|Engines:|| 2 Rolls Royce 532-7 Dart|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9|
|Total:||Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||32 km (20 mls) E of Kohat (Pakistan)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Islamabad International Airport (ISB/OPRN), Pakistan|
|Destination airport:||Kohat Airport (OHT/OPKT), Pakistan|
» Daily Times
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 Islamabad International Airport to Kohat Airport as the crow flies is 153 km (95 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.