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ATR-72

The ATR 72 is a twin-engined turboprop-powered regional airliner with a capacity of maximum 74 passengers produced by the French/Italian manufacturer ATR, Avions de Transport Regional, a joint-venture of the Airbus Group and Finmeccanica (former Alenia Aeronautica).

The ATR 72 is a streched development of the ATR 42. Current versions are the ATR 72-500 and the ATR 72-600.

 

Specifications for the ATR-72
Crew 2  
Passengers 66 - 74  
Propulsion 2 Turboprop Engines  
Engine Model Pratt & Whitney Canada PW124B  
Engine Power (each) 1611 kW 2160 shp
max. Cruise Speed 515 km/h 278 kts
      320 mph
Service Ceiling 7.620 m 25.000 ft
Range 1.615 km 872 NM
    1.003 mi.
Empty Weight 12.700 kg 28.000 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 21.500 kg 47.399 lbs
max. Landing Weight 21.350 kg 47.069 lbs
Wing Span 27,06 m 88 ft 9 in
Wing Area 61,0 m² 657 ft²
Length 24,16 m 79 ft 3 in
Height 7,65 m 25 ft 1 in
First Flight 12.10.1988  
Production Status in production  
Developed from ATR 42  
ICAO Code AT72  
IATA Code AT7  
FAA TCDS A53EU  
EASA TCDS A.084  
Data for (Version) ATR 72-200  
Variants 72-200, 72-210, 72-500, 72-600  

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
19-Mar-17 ATR 72-500 PK-PAV Pelita Air Service Jakarta-Hali... 0 damaged
14-Mar-17 ATR 72-600 C6-BFQ Bahamasair Nassau-Lynde... 0 destroyed
25-Dec-16 ATR-72-600 PK-WGW Wings Air Semarang-Ach... 0 damaged
14-Jun-16 ATR-72-600 PK-WGL Wings Air unknown 0 damaged
09-Jan-16 ATR-72-500 PR-PDD Passaredo Linhas Aéreas Rondonópolis... 0 damaged
26-Dec-15 ATR-72-500 5R-MJE Air Madagascar Antananarivo... 0 damaged
24-Jul-15 ATR 72-212 XY-AIH Air Bagan Yangon-Minga... 0 crashed
04-Feb-15 ATR-72-600 B-22816 TransAsia Airways near Taipei-Sung ... 43 crashed
23-Jul-14 ATR-72-500 B-22810 TransAsia Airways near Magong Airpo... 48 crashed
20-Jul-14 ATR 72-212 S2-AFN United Airways Cox's Bazar ... 0 crashed
10-Jul-14 ATR-72-500 5H-PWA Precision Air Kilimanjaro ... 0 damaged
20-Feb-14 ATR-72-600 VH-FVR Virgin Australia Regional near Sydney, NSW 0 damaged
16-Oct-13 ATR-72-600 RDPL-34233 Lao Airlines near Pakse Airpor... 49 crashed
17-Sep-13 ATR 72-202 EC-LNP Helitt Líneas Aéreas, op.for Colombe Air Line Ouagadougou ... 0 destroyed
02-Feb-13 ATR-72-500 YR-ATS Alitalia, opb Carpatair Roma-Fiumici... 0 crashed
17-May-12 ATR-72-500 I-ADCD Air Dolomiti München-Fran... 0 damaged
02-Apr-12 ATR 72-201 VP-BYZ UTAir near Tyumen Airpo... 33 crashed
17-Feb-12 ATR-72-500 XY-AIT Air KBZ Thandwe Airp... 0 crashed
17-Jul-11 ATR 72-212 EI-SLM Air Contractors, op.for Aer Arann Shannon Airp... 0 crashed
14-Jul-11 ATR 72-202 SP-LFH Eurolot Warszawa-Fré... 0 destroyed
21-Feb-11 ATR 72-212 PR-TTI TRIP Linhas Aéreas Altamira Air... 0 crashed
04-Nov-10 ATR 72-212 CU-T1549 Aerocaribbean near Guasimal, Sa... 68 crashed
28-Jul-10 ATR-72-500 RP-C7254 Cebu Pacific Air Manila-Ninoy... 0 crashed
10-Nov-09 ATR-72-500 VT-KAC Kingfisher Airlines Mumbai-Chhat... 0 crashed
04-Aug-09 ATR-72-500 HS-PGL Bangkok Airways Koh Samui Ai... 1 crashed
24-Aug-08 ATR-72-500 I-ADLM Air Dolomiti München-Fran... 0 damaged
19-Feb-08 ATR 72-212 XY-AIE Air Bagan Putao Airpor... 0 crashed
08-Jul-07 ATR 72-212 5H-PAR Precision Air Nairobi-Jomo... 0 damaged
01-Jul-07 ATR-72-500 VT-JCE Jet Airways Indore Airpo... 0 crashed
28-Nov-06 ATR 72-201 HL5229 Hansung Airlines Jeju (Cheju)... 0 damaged
11-Mar-06 ATR-72-500 VT-DKC Air Deccan Bangalore-Hi... 0 crashed
06-Aug-05 ATR 72-202 TS-LBB Tuninter near Palermo-Punt... 16 crashed
09-May-04 ATR 72-212 N438AT American Eagle Airlines, opb Executive Airlines San Juan-Lui... 0 crashed
21-Dec-02 ATR 72-202 B-22708 TransAsia Airways near Makung City,... 2 crashed
22-Feb-98 ATR 72-202 D-ANFA Eurowings Frankfurt In... 0 damaged
30-Jan-95 ATR 72-202 B-22717 TransAsia Airways near Taipei 4 crashed
08-Dec-94 ATR 72-202 F-OHOC Air Gabon Oyem Airport... 0 crashed
31-Oct-94 ATR 72-212 N401AM American Eagle, opb Simmons Airlines near Roselawn, IN 68 crashed
25-Feb-93 ATR 72-202   LOT Rzeszów-Jasi... 0 hijacked