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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Date:Saturday 10 December 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic B734 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-46J
Operating for:Safi Airways
Leased from:Jordan Aviation
Registration: JY-JAQ
C/n / msn: 27826/2694
First flight: 1995-01-27 (21 years 11 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3C1
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 155
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Kabul-Hamid Karzai International Airport (KBL) (   Afghanistan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Herat Airport (HEA/OAHR), Afghanistan
Destination airport:Kabul-Hamid Karzai International Airport (KBL/OAKB), Afghanistan
Safi Airways flight 4Q502 from Herat, was damaged in a hard landing accident on runway 29 at Kabul Airport, Afghanistan.
The right hand main gear separated and the aircraft came to rest with the no.2 touching the runway.
An evacuation was carried out on the left hand side of the aircraft.


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METAR Weather report:
07:50 UTC / 12:20 local time:
OAKB 100750Z 15009KT 6000 BKN040 09/03 Q1015 NOSIG RMK WHT WHT


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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 Herat Airport to Kabul-Hamid Karzai International Airport as the crow flies is 638 km (399 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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