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Last updated: 27 January 2021
Datum:vrijdag 8 oktober 1965
Tijd:ca 01:15 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registratie: AP-ATT
Constructienummer: 10279
Bouwjaar: 1965-07-09 (3 months)
Aantal vlieguren:491
Aantal vluchten:528
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:13 km (8.1 mijl) NW of Patian (   Pakistan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Rawalpindi (RWP), Pakistan
Vliegveld van aankomst:Skardu Airport (KDU/OPSD), Pakistan
The F-27 departed Rawalpindi at 01:01 GMT carrying food supplies. The flight was cleared to climb to FL200 and continue to Skardu. It did not climb as fast as usual and when approaching a ridge, the pilot pulled the plane in a steep climbing attitude. The Friendship then struck the northern part of the ridge at an elevation of 13,100 feet. The outer portions of both wings broke off and the rest of the plane slid down to a level of 11,800 feet, gradually disintegrating.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The cause of the accident was undetermined."

» ICAO Circular 88/74 Volume III (48-51)
» Willem Wendt


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