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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143737
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Time:12:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-512
Owner/operator:ČSA - Czech Airlines
Registration: OK-KFN
MSN: 637
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 49
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Prague Ruzyně International Airport - PRG/LKPR -   Czech Republic
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:WAW/EPWA
Destination airport:PRG/LKPR
Investigating agency: UZPLN
The captain of a ČSA - Czech Airlines ATR 42-512, performing flight OK-777, became unwell and died when approaching Prague Ruzyně International Airport - PRG/LKPR. The first officer declared a medical emergency and landed the aircraft safely.

No damages or other injuries reported to the rest of the crew and 46 passengers.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: UZPLN
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Photo of OK-KFN courtesy

Berlin - Tegel (EDDT / TXL) (closed)
2 April 2013; (c) Pertti Sipilš

Revision history:

15-Feb-2012 07:18 fispa Added
15-Feb-2012 07:54 fispa Updated [Time]
15-Feb-2012 08:01 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
15-Feb-2012 08:02 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities]
15-Feb-2012 14:46 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
15-Feb-2012 23:05 ryan Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
16-Feb-2012 02:04 kootcha Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
17-Feb-2012 11:03 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
24-Feb-2012 11:22 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
25-Apr-2018 08:48 harro Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]

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