Narrative:Biman flight 601 touched down far down Sylhet's 9000-feet runway 11/29. The airplane overran the wet runway by 150 feet and ended up in a 25 ft wide and 15 feet deep canal. The cockpit sustained serious damage. The crew members were rescued from the wreckage after several hours. Damage to the forward fuselage is serious.
|Date:||Thursday 5 December 2013|
|Type:||Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000|
|Operator:||Biman Bangladesh Airlines|
|C/n / msn:|| 11172|
|First flight:|| 1981|
|Engines:|| 2 Rolls Royce 555-15I Spey|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 79|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 83 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Sylhet-Osmani International Airport (ZYL) (Bangladesh)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Dhaka-Zia International Airport (DAC/VGZR), Bangladesh|
|Destination airport:||Sylhet Civil Airport (ZYL/VGSY), Bangladesh|
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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 Dhaka-Zia International Airport to Sylhet Civil Airport as the crow flies is 193 km (121 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.