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Crashed McDonnell Douglas DC-10 at Chittagong Airport

Date: 1 July 2005
Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30ER
Registration: S2-ADN
Serial: 46542/295
Operator: Biman Bangladesh

The aircraft touched down on runway 23 but ran off the right side of the runway, into the grass. The right hand undercarriage collapsed and the plane sank a meter-deep into the mud, causing the severe damage to the right hand wing and the separation of the nr. 3 engine. The airplane came to rest 7300 ft from the runway 23 threshold. Chittagong has a single runway (05/23) which measures 9646 x 150 feet.

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