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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Date:Saturday 20 July 2019
Time:ca 08:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-500
Operator:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registration: AP-BHP
MSN: 665
First flight: 2007-06-05 (12 years 2 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127E
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gilgit Airport (GIL) (   Pakistan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Islamabad International Airport (ISB/OPIS), Pakistan
Destination airport:Gilgit Airport (GIL/OPGT), Pakistan
Pakistan International Airlines flight 605, an ATR 42-500, suffered a runway excursion after landing on runway 25 at Gilgit Airport, Pakistan.
Photos from the scene show the aircraft suffered severed prop tips on the no.2 engine. The right hand main gear appears to have collapsed or sunken in uneven ground surface.

Runway excursion


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Distance from Islamabad International Airport to Gilgit Airport as the crow flies is 295 km (185 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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