Narrative:The Boeing 737 operated on a flight on behalf of the Malaysian postal services, departing Kuala Lumpur (KUL) around 04:00. Upon landing the airplane skidded off the side of the runway, coming to rest in the grass, about about 1,500m from the runway threshold. One engine and the main gear had separated.
|Date:||13 JAN 2007|
|Operating for:||Gading Sari Aviation Services|
|Leased from:||RPX Airlines|
|C/n / msn:|| 20256/238|
|First flight:|| 1970-02-04 (36 years 12 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A (HK3)|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Kuching Airport (KCH) (Malaysia)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL/WMKK), Malaysia|
|Destination airport:||Kuching Airport (KCH/WBGG), Malaysia|
Weather around the time of the accident was:
WBGG 122200Z 19003KT 1400 BR FEW000 SCT018 BKN150 23/23 Q1009 TEMPO 1000 BR= A few hours earlier a thunderstorm had passed the airport.
» Cargo aircraft crash-lands, airport runway forced to close for six hours (The Star, 14-1-12007)
|04 FEB 1970
|10 SEP 1985
|07 SEP 1988
||Intercargo Service - ICS
|23 NOV 1990
|01 SEP 2001
|28 DEC 2004
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 Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Kuching Airport as the crow flies is 965 km (603 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.