ASN Aircraft accident Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 10254 Kohat
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Thursday 20 February 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Operator:Pakistan Air Force
Registration: 10254
MSN: 10254
First flight: 1964
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 532-7
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: 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
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.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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Distance from Islamabad International Airport to Kohat Airport as the crow flies is 153 km (95 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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