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Last updated: 19 February 2020
Date:Sunday 18 November 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Operator:Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Registration: S2-ABG
C/n / msn: 10308
First flight: 1966
Total airframe hrs:19210
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Savar Bazar (   Bangladesh)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Both engines flamed out when, after completion of the flight test, a stall in landing configuration was performed for training purposes at 8000 feet altitude. The engines couldn't be relit and a forced landing was carried out in a field. The aircraft ran through embankments, causing the nosegear and right main gear to collapse.

All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport

» Willem Wendt


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