Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 30 April 2012
Time:08:51
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR-72-212A (ATR-72-500)
Operator:Royal Thai Air Force - RTAF
Registration: L16-2/52
C/n / msn: 881
First flight: 2009-09-09 (2 years 8 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127M
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Dhaka-Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) (   Bangladesh)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (DMK/VTBD), Thailand
Destination airport:Dhaka-Shahjalal International Airport (DAC/VGHS), Bangladesh
Flightnumber: 304
Narrative:
A Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) ATR-72-212A (ATR-72-500) aircraft of 1st Air Division/6th Wing, 603sq, (serial L16-2/52, code 60314), sustained damage in a landing accident at Dhaka-Shahjalal International Airport (DAC).
The airplane suffered a runway excursion while landing. It came to rest against a concrete barrier, causing substantial damage to the right hand wing.
Two passengers reportedly suffered minor injuries.


Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» The Daily Star
» bdnews24
» Zee News
» Pattaya Mail


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Distance from Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport to Dhaka-Shahjalal International Airport as the crow flies is 1531 km (957 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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