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Last updated: 26 February 2020
Status:Offizieller Zwischenbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 17 Oktober 2001
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic A30B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A300B4-203
Fluggesellschaft:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Kennzeichen: AP-BCJ
Werknummer: 268
Baujahr: 1983-07-29 (18 years 3 months)
Triebwerk: 2 General Electric CF6-50C2
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 193
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 205
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Dubai Airport (DXB) (   Vereinigte Arabische Emirate)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Peshawar Airport (PEW/OPPS), Pakistan
Flug nach:Dubai Airport (DXB/OMDB), Vereinigte Arabische Emirate
Flight PK231 from Islamabad via Peshawar veered off the side of the runway at Dubai after the right hand maingear collapsed as it touched down. The aircraft skidded and eventually came to rest in sand 50 metres from the runway. The aircraft sustained damage to its right wing structure and its no. 2 engine, which partly broke off the wing.

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photo of Airbus-A300B4-203-AP-BCJ
accident date: 17-10-2001
type: Airbus A300B4-203
registration: AP-BCJ

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 Peshawar Airport to Dubai Airport as the crow flies is 1823 km (1139 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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