Developing story: Bek Air Fokker 100 down in Kazakhstan

BEK AIR Flight Z9-2100

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Flight details

Origin: Almaty, Kazakhstan(ALA,UAAA)

Destination: Nur-Sultan[Astana] Nazarbayev, Kazakhstan(TSE, UACC)

Operator: Bek Air(Z9, BEK)

Flight No: Z92100/BEK2100

Passengers: 95(Multiple sources)

Crew: 5(2 pilots, 3 cabin crew)

Fatalities: 12

Courtesy of Simple flying

Courtesy of The Guardian


Aircraft Details

Manufacturer: Fokker

Aircraft: Fokker 100(F28-0100)

First flight: 09/04/1996

Serial number: 11496

Power plant(s]: 2X Rolls-Royce Tay 650-15

courtesy of airfleets.net


Background

Flight 2100 was supposed to be operated as a domestic flight from Almaty to Nur-sultan with either aircraft operating the flight being a Fokker 100( reg: UP-F1007) which according to planespotters.net was 23.7 years old at the time of the ill-fated flight.

According to Aviation Herald:
The aircraft rolled left then right after departure coming to rest to the right of the runway.

According to Flightradar24:

Aircraft is said to have begun its takeoff run at 07:20 local time(01:20UTC). The aircraft is shown to have reached 2000 feet AMSL before the recorded data stops. NOTE: Almaty Airport has an elevation of approximately 681m/2234ft AMSL.

METAR at the time of incident in Almaty:

UAAA 270100Z 14001MPS 1000 R05L/P2000N R05R/P2000D BR FU NSC M12/M13 Q1014 R88/91//50 NOSIG

Weather was reported at around -9°c accompanied by fog and very little winds.(The Guardian)

According to The Guardian:
The Kazakhstan Aviation Committee has grounded all Fokker 100 jets. The Interior ministry said it was investigating a breach of flight operations and safety regulations.


My sincere condolences to the loved ones of those who lost their lives in this accident and I wish a speedy recovery to the injured

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