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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Datum:Donnerstag 10 März 1983
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Fluggesellschaft:Bakhtar Afghan Airlines
Kennzeichen: YA-GAZ
Werknummer: 395
Baujahr: 1974
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 17
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 19 / Insassen: 19
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Shashgow Ghazni (   Afghanistan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Uruzgan Airport (URZ/OARG), Afghanistan
Flug nach:Kabul Airport (KBL/OAKB), Afghanistan
Unfallbericht:
While enroute to Kabul, the weather deteriorated. The pilot chose to climb to FL185 and continue VFR. The aircraft crashed in an area of showers and thunderstorms.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Continued VFR flight in poor weather and a physical impairment (lack of oxygen when flying at high altitude).

Informationsquelle:
» The Age - Mar 15, 1983


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