Accident
Last updated: 17 December 2014
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:viernes 20 abril 2012
Hora:ca 18:40
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-236
Operador:Bhoja Airlines
Registración: AP-BKC
Numéro de série: 23167/1074
Año de Construcción: 1984-12-13 (27 years 5 months)
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 121 / Ocupantes: 121
Total:Fatalidades: 127 / Ocupantes: 127
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 2,5 km SW of Islamabad-Benazir Bhutto International Airport (ISB) (   Pakistán) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI/OPKC), Pakistán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Islamabad-Benazir Bhutto International Airport (ISB/OPRN), Pakistán
Número de Vuelo: 213
Descripción:
A Boeing 737-236 passenger plane was destroyed in an accident near Islamabad, Pakistan. All 121 passengers and six crew members were killed.
Bhoja Airlines flight B4-213 departed Karachi (KHI) on a domestic flight to Islamabad (ISB). This was Bhoja Airlines' inaugural flight on that route.
The airplane crashed, broke up and burned in a rural area close to the Islamabad Express Highway while on final approach to runway 30.

Weather reported about the time of the accident (18:40 LT/13:40 UTC) was poor with limited visibility, thunderstorm and rain:
OPRN 201400Z 23020KT 3000 TSRA FEW025CB SCT030 BKN100 20/16 Q1011.0/29.85
OPRN 201300Z 23020KT 4000 TS FEW025CB SCT030 BKN100 25/15 Q1009.3/29.80


Fuentes:
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photo of Boeing 737-236 ZS-OLB
ZS-OLB was sold to Bhoja Airlines as AP-BKC in 2012
photo of Boeing 737-236 G-BKYI
G-BKYI moved to South Africa as ZS-OLB and was then sold to Bhoja Airlines as AP-BKC in 2012
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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
13 DEC 1984 G-BKYI Boeing first flight
07 JAN 1985 G-BKYI British Airways delivered
06 JUN 1999 ZS-OLB Comair delivered
JAN 2011 ZS-OLB Comair withdrawn from use and stored at Johannesburg (JNB)
FEB 2012 AP-BKC Bhoja Airlines bought

Map
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 Islamabad-Benazir Bhutto International Airport as the crow flies is 1119 km (700 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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