Accident
Last updated: 23 November 2014
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Samstag 13 Januar 2007
Zeit:05:52
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-230C
Betrieben durch:Gading Sari Aviation Services
Gemietet von :RPX Airlines
Kennzeichen: PK-RPX
Werknummer: 20256/238
Baujahr: 1970-02-04 (36 years 12 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A (HK3)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Kuching Airport (KCH) (   Malaysia) show on map
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL/WMKK), Malaysia
Flug nach:Kuching Airport (KCH/WBGG), Malaysia
Unfallbericht:
The Boeing 737 operated on a flight on behalf of the Malaysian postal services, departing Kuala Lumpur (KUL) around 04:00. Upon landing the airplane skidded off the side of the runway, coming to rest in the grass, about 1,500m from the runway threshold. One engine and the main gear had separated.
Weather around the time of the accident was:
WBGG 122200Z 19003KT 1400 BR FEW000 SCT018 BKN150 23/23 Q1009 TEMPO 1000 BR= A few hours earlier a thunderstorm had passed the airport.


Informationsquelle:
» Cargo aircraft crash-lands, airport runway forced to close for six hours (The Star, 14-1-12007)


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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
04 FEB 1970 D-ABFE Lufthansa
10 SEP 1985 N304XV Presidential Airways
07 SEP 1988 F-GFVI Intercargo Service - ICS leased
23 NOV 1990 F-GFVI L'Aeropostale
01 SEP 2001 PK-RPX Republic Express leased
28 DEC 2004 PK-RPX RPX Airlines

Map
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 Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Kuching Airport as the crow flies is 965 km (603 miles).

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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