Orient Eagle Airways
The airline was founded in late 1997 and acquired two aircraft: A Boeing 737-200 (which was written off in 1998, see below) and a larger Boeing 757-200. The latter was sold to Berkut Air in early 2002, marking the moment when Orient Eagle Airways was shut down.
Accidents and incidents
- On 12 April 1998 at 08:48 UTC, the Boeing 737-200 of Orient Eagle Airways (registered P4-NEN) overran the runway at Almaty International Airport in a bad-weather landing. The right main landing gear collapsed, by which the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. All 80 passengers and 8 crew members on board survived.
- Information on Orient Eagle Airways at planespotters.net
- Orient Eagle fleet list at airfleets.net
- Note: airlinehistory.co.uk listes Orient Eagle Airways as operational between at least 1998 and 2001. Archived April 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
- Orient Eagle Airways 1998 runway overshot at the Aviation Safety Network