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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Datum:Donnerstag 3 April 1980
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-373C
Fluggesellschaft:Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Kennzeichen: S2-ABQ
Werknummer: 19441/548
Baujahr: 1966
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 65
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 74
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Singapore-Paya Lebar Airport (SIN) (   Singapur)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Singapore-Paya Lebar International Airport (SIN/WSAP), Singapur
Flug nach:Dhaka-Tejgaon Airport (DAC/VGTJ), Bangladesh
The aircraft sank back on the runway with the gear retracted, after attaining a height of 100 feet. The Boeing slid for 2000 feet before coming to a halt off the right side of the runway. After lift-off, all 4 engines had lost power.
It was also deemed possible that the pilot had aborted the takeoff too late after false engine indications.
The aircraft carried the name "City of Bayezed Bostami".


photo of Boeing-707-373C-S2-ABQ
accident date: 03-04-1980
type: Boeing 707-373C
registration: S2-ABQ

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 Singapore-Paya Lebar International Airport to Dhaka-Tejgaon Airport as the crow flies is 2873 km (1796 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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