ASN Aircraft accident McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83) SU-BOZ Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI)
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Date:Sunday 25 December 2011
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83)
Operator:AMC Airlines
Registration: SU-BOZ
MSN: 53192/2155
First flight: 1996-07-01 (15 years 6 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 72
Aircraft damage: Minor
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI) (   Pakistan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tabuk-Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport (TUU/OETB), Saudi Arabia
Destination airport:Quetta International Airport (UET/OPQT), Pakistan
A chartered McDonnell Douglas MD-83 of AMC Airlines, enroute from Tabuk Regional Airport in Saudi Arabia to Quetta International Airport in Pakistan, diverted to Karachi-Jinnah International Airport after the crew reported problems with the nose gear.
After two low passes the aircraft landed on runway 25L with an undeployed nose gear, resulting in relative minor damage.

Gear-up landing
Runway mishap



photo of DC-9-83-SU-BOZ
accident date: 25-12-2011
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83)
registration: SU-BOZ

Video, social media

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 Tabuk-Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport to Quetta International Airport as the crow flies is 2920 km (1825 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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