Accident description
Last updated: 23 July 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 8 October 2004
Time:09:15
Type:Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000
Operator:Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Registration: S2-ACH
C/n / msn: 11172
First flight: 1981
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Spey 555-15I
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 79
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 83
Airplane damage: 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
Flightnumber: 601
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.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» The Daily Star


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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.
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