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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Datum:Sonntag 20 Juli 2014
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-212
Fluggesellschaft:United Airways
Kennzeichen: S2-AFN
Werknummer: 379
Baujahr: 1993-11-08 (20 years 9 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 43
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 48
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Cox's Bazar Airport (CXB) (   Bangladesh)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Dhaka-Shahjalal International Airport (DAC/VGHS), Bangladesh
Flug nach:Cox's Bazar Airport (CXB/VGCB), Bangladesh
A United Airways ATR-72-212, S2-AFN, was damaged in a landing accident at Cox's Bazar Airport (CXB), Bangladesh. The airplane had arrived from Dhaka as United Airways' flight 501. After landing the nose gear collapsed, causing severe damage to the forward fuselage of the airplane.
The airplane was removed from the runway after 22 hours.

» The Daily Star


photo of ATR-72-212-S2-AFN
accident date: 20-07-2014
type: ATR 72-212
registration: S2-AFN
photo of ATR-72-212-
accident date: 20-07-2014
type: ATR 72-212

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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 Dhaka-Shahjalal International Airport to Cox's Bazar Airport as the crow flies is 309 km (193 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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