- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 14, 1959
Time: 17:14Z
Location: Karachi, Pakistan
Operator: Pakistan International Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Vickers 815 Viscount
Registration: AP-AJE
cn / ln: 337
Aboard: 3   (passengers:0  crew:3)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:0  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The trainee captain attempted a maneuver in disregard of the prescribed limitations of such a maneuver. A two-engine overshoot was attempted at a very low height and below the prescribed minimum speed, when the aircraft was committed to a landing. This resulted in a violent yaw and sharp drop which could not be controlled. The training captain was conversant with the minimum requirements of a two-engine overshoot of the Viscount 815 aircraft but appears to have overestimated his performance.
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