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Accident description
Last updated: 19 November 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 5 January 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-3W0ER
Operating for:Saudi Arabian Airlines
Leased from:Orient Thai Airlines
Registration: HS-BKE
C/n / msn: 28264/644
First flight: 1997-01-15 (17 years)
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce RB211-524H
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 299
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 315
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Madinah-Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED) (   Saudi Arabia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mashhad-Shahid Hashemi Nejad Airport (MHD/OIMM), Iran
Destination airport:Madinah-Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED/OEMA), Saudi Arabia
Flightnumber:2841
Narrative:
A Boeing 767-300 operated by Saudi Arabian Airlines was damaged in a landing accident at Madinah-Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED), Saudi Arabia. Some 29 passengers were injured.
The airplane came to rest on the runway with the no. 2 engine contacting the ground and the nose landing gear off the ground. Photos from the accident suggest the right hand main gear failed to deploy prior to landing.

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Sources:
» SABQ Online newspaper


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Distance from Mashhad-Shahid Hashemi Nejad Airport to Madinah-Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport as the crow flies is 2289 km (1430 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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