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Info About PIA Crash At KTM In Sept. 1993?  
User currently offlineUSAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 52
Posted (12 years 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 3968 times:

Hello,

I was recently reading a book, "The Flame of Adventure" by Simon Yates, and in it, there is an aircraft crash mentioned..all that is said (as it is not an aviation book the details are few) is that the airline is Pakistan International Airlines, the date is September 1993, and the location is near Kathmandu, Nepal...anyone have more info on this crash??

Greg


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User currently offlineIvo From Belgium, joined Sep 2000, 470 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (12 years 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 3940 times:

Hi Greg,

I think it's fiction.

Only two aircraft have crashed:

05 sept 1993 Dominicana B727 HI-617CA at Santo Domingo

14 sept 1993 Lufthansa A320-211 D-AIPN at Warsaw

I cannot find anything else.

Ivo


User currently offlineMEA-707 From Netherlands, joined Nov 1999, 4353 posts, RR: 35
Reply 2, posted (12 years 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 3937 times:

without doubt it's the sept. 1992 crash, check this URL for details http://aviation-safety.net/database/1992/920928-0.htm



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User currently offlineAJ From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 2396 posts, RR: 24
Reply 3, posted (12 years 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3916 times:

For sure. On September the 28th, 1992, A300B4 AP-BCP was flown into the fan marker hill at Katmandu. It was attributed to misreading of poorly written approach charts.
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unbelievably A310-304 HS-TID was flown into a mountain near Katmandu on July 31st, 1992.
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User currently offlineGF-A330 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2001, 1644 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (12 years 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3909 times:

Further details can be found on this site, includes a pic.

http://historyofpia.com/piaaccidents3.htm

Regards

Shabaz


User currently offlineUSAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 52
Reply 5, posted (12 years 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3896 times:

Ok, it was a typo then about the date, I have the book here, and it does say '93 but now it appears to be '92...typo I guess...thanks for the info, appreciate it...

Greg



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User currently offlineBabaero From Philippines, joined Jan 2002, 467 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (12 years 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3858 times:

Try and get a copy of Air Disasters Volume 3 by Macarthur Job.

Has a very detailed report about this crash and also the thai A310 about 1 month before in the same area.


User currently offlineMas777 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 1999, 2937 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (12 years 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 3836 times:

Have not read the book, but it must relate to PIA's crash in Sept '92, which unfortunately claimed the life of a dear friend's sister who was backpacking through India/Nepal at the start of her gap year before going on to University.

User currently offlineRyanair!!! From Australia, joined Mar 2002, 4757 posts, RR: 25
Reply 8, posted (12 years 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 3808 times:

Err... I think the Thai crash happened before the PIA crash...


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User currently offlineCV990 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (12 years 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 3808 times:


Hi!

If you like aviation related books, you have "Air Disaster 3" from australian writer McArthur Job that covers deeply both crashed, PIA and Thai one. I have that book and it's interesting to see all the detail involved in this matter.
Regards


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