NTSB Identification: DCA06WA070
Incident occurred Sunday, September 03, 2006 in Doha, Qatar
Aircraft: Boeing B737-300, registration:
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On September 3, 2006, a Boeing 737-300, registration AP-BCC, operated by Pakistan International Airlines, lost a portion of the right elevator and trim tab. The airplane was on approach to the Doha, Qatar airport when the crew noted an unsafe gear indication. The crew performed a go-around and fly-by of the control tower for observation, and a portion of the right hand elevator and trim tab was found to be missing. Additional information indicates the crew experienced a thudding sound and vibration shortly after departure from Karachi.

This incident is being investigated by the Safety and Investigation Board, Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority, Jinnah International Airport, Karachi-75200, Pakistan. 92-21-9248245, www.caapakistan.com.pk

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