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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 22 November 2015
Time:07:58
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-3Y0
Operator:Avia Traffic Company
Registration: EX-37005
C/n / msn: 24681/1929
First flight: 1990-09-25 (25 years 2 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3B1
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 148
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 153
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Osh Airport (OSS) (   Kyrgyzstan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bishkek-Manas International Airport (FRU/UAFM), Kyrgyzstan
Destination airport:Osh Airport (OSS/UAFO), Kyrgyzstan
Flightnumber:YK768
Narrative:
A Boeing 737-300 operated by Avia Traffic Company sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident at Osh Airport (OSS), Kyrgyzstan.
Flight YK768 originated from Krasnoyarsk Airport (KJA), Russia. Poor visibility at the destination of Osh in Kyrgyzstan forced the crew to diverted to Bishkek, where it landed at 05:20 hours. After improvement of visibility at Osh, the aircraft continued to the destination. Upon landing the aircraft reportedly suffered a runway excursion. The left hand main landing gear and no.1 engine broke off.

Osh has a single runway 12/30. Runway 12 offers ILS CAT I approaches. Landing distances available are 2612 m for runway 12 and 2812 m for runway 30.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» AKIpress
» Radio Azattyk


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Distance from Bishkek-Manas International Airport to Osh Airport as the crow flies is 304 km (190 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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