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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 22 April 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic B734 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-4H6
Operator:Shaheen Air
Registration: AP-BJN
C/n / msn: 26460/2533
First flight: 1993-09-21 (18 years 7 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3C1
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 172
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 178
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI) (   Pakistan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Islamabad-Benazir Bhutto International Airport (ISB/OPRN), Pakistan
Destination airport:Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI/OPKC), Pakistan
Flightnumber: 122
Narrative:
A Shaheen Air Boeing 737-4H6, registered AP-BJN, sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI), Pakistan.
Flight NL122 from Islamabad (ISB) was carrying 172 passengers and six crew members. There were no injuries.
Upon landing on runway 25L the left hand undercarriage strut penetrated through the upper wing area until the no.1 engine contacted the ground. Passengers remained on board until being deplaned using air stairs about half an hour after the accident.

The airplane was repaired and departed on its first test flight on May 16, 2014.

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Sources:
» The Express Tribune, 8-5-2012
» The Express Tribune, 22-4-2012


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Distance from Islamabad-Benazir Bhutto International Airport to Karachi-Jinnah International Airport as the crow flies is 1119 km (699 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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