ITEK-NTSB Report August 24, 2008


Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net
Contact photographer Alexander Tarasenkov

NTSB Identification: DCA08WA092

Scheduled 14 CFR Non-U.S., Commercial operation of Itek Air (D.B.A. Asseman Airlines)
Accident occurred Sunday, August 24, 2008 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Aircraft: BOEING 737, registration: Ex-009
Injuries: 65 Fatal, 25 Minor.
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed.

On August 24, 2008, at 20:40 local time, an Itek Air B737-200, registration EX-009, serial number 22088, crashed while returning back to Manas Airport. Shortly after take-off the flight crew reported that the cabin would not pressurize and they decided to return back to the airport. About 10 km from the airport, radar contact with the airplane was lost. The airplane collided with the ground and was destroyed by impact forces and fire. There were 6 crew members and 83 passengers on board; with 65 passenger fatalities reported. The Kyrzg Republic aircraft accident investigation commission is being assisted by the Interstate Aviation Committee, Moscow (MAK). If you would like more information on this accident investigation, contact MAK at http://www.mak.ru.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

One Response to “ITEK-NTSB Report August 24, 2008”

Leave a Reply

RSS Plane Crash News

Blogroll

  • Air Consumer.gov
  • AirCrashConsultants
  • Airfleets
  • Airliners.net
  • AOPA
  • Bird Strike Database
  • Bird Strike Database Query
  • EASA
  • FAA
  • Find A Pilot
  • Frixo
  • IATA
  • International Civil Aviation Organization
  • Montreal Convention MC99 English
  • Nasa
  • NOAA
  • NTSB
  • RITA
  • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
October 2017
M T W T F S S
« Sep    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  
  • Plane crashes into two cars in crash-landing on street leaving five injured https://t.co/PGmE9vYCu0
    about 41 mins ago
  • Primera Air Nordic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Alicante, Spain https://t.co/a3xI3PqADM
    about 6 hours ago
  • Eurowings Flight Rejects Takeoff After Bird Strike https://t.co/r4GJ5DEeRZ
    about 6 hours ago
  • Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Tehran due to Engine Issue https://t.co/U3gxUT81h5
    about 6 hours ago
  • Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Dublin Airport https://t.co/YcrZ39Ee0z
    about 6 hours ago