Accident description
Last updated: 23 August 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 12 August 2010
Time:10:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-111
Operator:Azerbaijan Airlines
Registration: 4K-AZ04
C/n / msn: 2588
First flight: 2005-10-13 (4 years 10 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-5B5/P
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 119
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 127
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST) (   Turkey)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Baku-Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD/UBBB), Azerbaijan
Destination airport:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA), Turkey
Flightnumber: 075
Narrative:
An Azerbaijan Airlines Airbus A319 sustained substantial damage when the nose gear collapsed in a runway excursion accident at Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA), Istanbul.
The accident happened when flight AHY075, from Baku, landed on runway 05/23. All occupants (8 crewmembers and 119 passengers) escaped unhurt.


Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» AirportHaber
» Initial reasons known why Azerbaijani plane veered off landing strip at Ataturk Airport (APA, 12/8/2010)


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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 Baku-Heydar Aliyev International Airport to Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport as the crow flies is 1773 km (1108 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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