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|
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.
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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).
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.