ASN Aircraft accident Xian Yunshuji Y-7-100C XU-072 Ratanakiri-Ban Lung Airport (RBE)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Monday 21 November 2005
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Xian Yunshuji Y-7-100C
Operating for:PMT Air
Leased from:Royal Phnom Penh Airways
Registration: XU-072
MSN: 08705
First flight: 1989
Engines: 2 Dongan WJ 5A-1
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 59
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 65
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ratanakiri-Ban Lung Airport (RBE) (   Cambodia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Phnom Penh-Pochentong Airport (PNH/VDPP), Cambodia
Destination airport:Ban Lung-Ratanakiri Airport (RBE/VDRK), Cambodia
The Y-7 struck the side of the runway on landing and ground looped, causing the right hand main gear to collapse.
The aircraft was dismantled at Ban Lung Airport to be transported back to Phnom Penh.

Runway excursion

» The Cambodia Daily, Kyodo, Henk Geerlings


photo of Xian-Yunshuji-Y-7-100C-XU-072
accident date: 21-11-2005
type: Xian Yunshuji Y-7-100C
registration: XU-072

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 Phnom Penh-Pochentong Airport to Ban Lung-Ratanakiri Airport as the crow flies is 334 km (209 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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