Descripción:A Beechcraft 1900C passenger plane was destroyed in an accident near Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI), Pakistan. All 17 passengers and four crew members were killed. The airplane was chartered by Italian oil company Eni to transport personnel to an oil field near Bhit Shah in Sindh province.
|Fecha:||viernes 5 noviembre 2010|
|Numéro de série:|| UC-157|
|Año de Construcción:|| 1991|
|Horas Totales de la Célula:||18545|
|Motores:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65B|
|Tripulación:||Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4|
|Pasajeros:||Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 17|
|Total:||Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 21 |
|Daños en la Aeronave:|| Destruido|
|Consecuencias:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Ubicación:||ca 1 km W of Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI) ( Pakistán)
|Fase:|| Ascenso Inicial (ICL)|
|Naturaleza:||Vuelo Doméstico No Programado|
|Aeropuerto de Salida:||Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI/OPKC), Pakistán|
|Aeropuerto de Llegada:||Bhit Airfield, Pakistán|
|Número de Vuelo:|| 201|
A CAA spokesman reported that the airplane had suffered an engine failure on climbout and the pilot had radioed that he was returning to the airport. The airplane crashed near a residential area in Gulistan-e-Jauhar Town.
Factors leading to the Accident
The aircraft accident took place as a result of combination of various factors which directly and indirectly contributed towards the causation of accident.
1. The primary cause of accident includes, inappropriate skill level of Captain to handle abnormal operation of engine No 2 just after takeoff, failure of cockpit crew to raise the landing gears after experiencing the engine anomaly, execution of remedial actions by FO before the attainment of minimum safe altitude of 400 ft AGL resulted in non conformance and non compliance of cockpit crew to OEM recommended procedures to handle such situations.
2. The lack of situational awareness and CRM failure directly contributed towards ineffective management of the flight deck by the cockpit crew.
3. The contributory factors include inadequate cockpit crew simulator training monitoring mechanism both at operator and CAA Pakistan levels in respect of correlation of previous / current performance and skill level of cockpit crew during the simulator training sessions along with absence of conduct of recurrent / refresher simulator training between two annual simulator checks in accordance with ICAO Annex-6 guidelines and CAA Pakistan (applicable ANOs) requirements for specific type of aircraft in a year.
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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 Karachi-Jinnah International Airport to Bhit Airfield as the crow flies is 147 km (92 miles).