Accident description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 20 February 2003
Time:08:30
Type:Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Operator:Pakistan Air Force
Registration: 10254
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: Damaged beyond repair
Location:32 km (20 mls) E of Kohat (   Pakistan) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Islamabad International Airport (ISB/OPRN), Pakistan
Destination airport:Kohat Airport (OHT/OPKT), Pakistan
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.

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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.
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