PIA AT42 at Gilgit on Jul 20th 2019, runway excursion on landing

Last Update: July 26, 2019 / 15:03:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 20, 2019

Classification
Accident

Flight number
PK-605

Destination
Gilgit, Pakistan

Aircraft Registration
AP-BHP

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-500, registration AP-BHP performing flight PK-605 from Islamabad to Gilgit (Pakistan) with 53 people on board, landed on Gilgit's runway 25 but overran the end of the runway and subsequencly skidded sidewards off the runway coming to a stop past the end of the runway with the right main gear collapsed. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage to right main gear, right wing and right engine.

No weather data are available (weather looks clear and dry from passenger video however).

The airline reported the crew skillfully regained control of the aircraft after the ATR skidded off the paved surface of the runway to some minor extent during landing.

Pakistan's Accident Investigation have opened an investigation.

On Jul 26th 2019 Pakistan's Authorities reported the occurrence has been rated a serious incident, an investigation has been opened by the accident investigation (unclear whether this refers to Pakistan's Safety Investigation Board SIB or not). While landing on runway 25 the aircraft slipped and performed a longitudinal exit. The aircraft came to a stop 41 feet past the end of runway 25. There were no injuries, the level of damage is still unknown.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 20, 2019

Classification
Accident

Flight number
PK-605

Destination
Gilgit, Pakistan

Aircraft Registration
AP-BHP

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

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