Incident McDonnell Douglas MD-83 S2-AEI, Friday 7 August 2015
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Date:Friday 7 August 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas MD-83
Owner/operator:TAC Airlines, op. by United Airways BD
Registration: S2-AEI
MSN: 53183/2071
Year of manufacture:1993
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 173
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Raipur Airport (RPR/VARP) -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Dhaka-Shahjalal International Airport (DAC/VGHS)
Destination airport:Muscat International Airport (MCT/OOMS)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
United Airways BD flight 4H585, a McDonnell Douglas MD-83, was en route from Dhaka, Bangladesh to Muscat in Oman when the flight crew elected to divert to Raipur Airport, India due to an engine failure.
After entering the Varanasi-Raipur airspace at FL320, the crew reported a drop in EPR, which was followed by the sound of an explosion and engine vibration (JT8D-219).
A safe landing was made at Raipur Airport. The aircraft was abandoned there as the airline ran into financial problems, ceasing operations early 2016.



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12-Mar-2021 13:12 harro Added
12-Mar-2021 13:13 harro Updated [Operator, Embed code]

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