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Last updated: 17 April 2021
Fecha:lunes 22 diciembre 1997
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic F28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000
Operador:Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Registración: S2-ACJ
Numéro de série: 11180
Año de Construcción: 1981-10-16 (16 years 2 months)
Motores: 2 Rolls-Royce Spey 555-15H
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 85
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 89
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:5,6 km (3.5 milles) de Sylhet Civil Airport (ZYL) (   Bangladesh)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Dhaka-Zia International Airport (DAC/VGZR), Bangladesh
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Sylhet Civil Airport (ZYL/VGSY), Bangladesh
Número de Vuelo:BG609
Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight 609 undershot the runway at Sylhet Civil Airport in darkness and in poor weather with visibility reduced by fog. The aircraft had made several attempts to land.

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photo of Fokker-F-284000-S2-ACJ
accident date: 22-12-1997
type: Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000
registration: S2-ACJ

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 Dhaka-Zia International Airport to Sylhet Civil Airport as the crow flies is 193 km (121 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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