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A Boeing 737-33A passenger plane, sustained damage in a landing accident at Muscat-Seeb Airport PDF Print E-mail
Status: Preliminary
Date: 11 FEB 2013
Time: ca 13:30
Type: Boeing 737-33A
Operator: Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registration: AP-BEH
C/n / msn: 25504/2341
First flight: 1992-07-22 (20 years 7 months)
Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 108
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location: Muscat-Seeb Airport (MCT) (Oman)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature: International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Sialkot Airport (SKT) (SKT/OPST), Pakistan
Destination airport: Muscat-Seeb Airport (MCT) (MCT/OOMS), Oman
Flightnumber: 259

Narrative:
A Boeing 737-33A passenger plane, AP-BEH, sustained damage in a landing accident at Muscat-Seeb Airport (MCT), Oman. There were no injuries among the 108 persons on board the plane.
Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-259 had departed Sialkot Airport (SKT), Pakistan at 11:25. Upon landing on runway 08R/26L the left hand main gear folded sideways. The airplane came to rest on the left side of the runway with the nr.1 engine contacting the runway surface.

Weather about the time of the accident (ca 09:30 Z / 13:30 LT) was reported as:
OOMS 110850Z 05011KT 020V080 9999 SCT025 24/19 Q1015 NOSIG
[08:50Z / 12:50 LT: Wind 050 degrees at 11 knots, varying from 20 to 80 degrees; Visibility > 10 km; Scattered clouds at 2500 ft; Temperature 24°C; Dewpoint 19°C; Pressure 1015 mb]
OOMS 110950Z 05014KT 030V160 9999 SCT025 24/19 Q1014 NOSIG


Sources:
» Gulf News
Last Updated ( Thursday, 21 February 2013 )