ITEK-NTSB Report August 24, 2008


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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.

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