Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Air Enterprise

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Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Air Enterprise
IATA
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ICAO
PTK
Callsign
PETROKAM
Founded 1948
Hubs Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport
Fleet size 9
Headquarters Yelizovo, Russia
An-26B-100

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski Airline is an airline based in Yelizovo, Russia. It provides regional and domestic feeder passenger services. Its main base is Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport.[1]

History[edit]

The original airline was established on 1 January 1940 and started operations in 1948. It was formerly the Aeroflot Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski Division.[1]

Fleet[edit]

The Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski Airline fleet includes the following aircraft (at July 2012):[2]

Airline fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Notes
Antonov An-26 1
Antonov An-26B 1
Let L-410 Turbolet 2
Yakovlev Yak-40 2
Yakovlev Yak-40K 2 Cargo
Total 8

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • 11 September 2012: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Air Flight 251 - An Antonov An-28 (registration: RA-28715)crashed on approach to Palana; 10 people out of 14 occupants on board died.[3]
  • 16 April 2011: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Air Flight 123 - A Yak-40 (registration: RA-88241) sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident at Ust-Kamchatsk. None of the 21 passengers and five crew were injured. The plane took off from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport for a short flight to Ossora Airport. Inclement weather forced the crew to divert to Ust-Kamchatsk. Because weather had not improved, the flight was to return to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. During take off on runway 07 the Yak-40 suffered a runway excursion. The right landing gear collapsed and the aircraft came to rest in the snow.[4] As of November 2012 the aircraft has not been reported to be back in service.
  • 23 September 2001: A Yak-40 (registration: RA-87481) was damaged beyond repair after heavy landing resulting in nosegear-collapse at Tigil airfield.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-10. p. 63. 
  2. ^ http://www.aviapages.ru/airlines/1453/
  3. ^ Borodina, Polina (12 September 2012). "Russian An-28 crashes on Kamchatka, killing 10". Air Transport World. Archived from the original on 12 September 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Yak-40 excursion from airport runway". Retrieved 21 November 2012. 
  5. ^ http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20010923-0

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