Narrative:The flight to Warsaw was forced to land in Istanbul (IST) due to a technical problem. The airplane overran runway 18/36 on landing. The main undercarriage was sheared off and the MD-83 came to rest just short of approach lights.
|Date:||Thursday 11 October 2007|
McDonnell Douglas MD-83
|C/n / msn:|| 53191/2151|
|First flight:|| 1996|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 156|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 163 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST) ( Turkey)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Hurghada Airport (HRG/HEGN), Egypt|
|Destination airport:||Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW/EPWA), Poland|
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 Hurghada Airport to Warszawa-Okecie Airport as the crow flies is 2959 km (1849 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.