Accident Antonov An-12BK EK46741, Tuesday 28 March 2006
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Date:Tuesday 28 March 2006
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-12BK
Owner/operator:Phoenix Avia
Registration: EK46741
MSN: 9345408
Year of manufacture:1968
Engine model:Ivchenko AI-20M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:5 km from Payam Airport (PYK) -   Iran
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Payam Airport (PYK/OIIP)
Destination airport:Sharjah Airport (SHJ/OMSJ)
The Antonov 12 cargo plane departed from Payam Airport on a flight to Sharjah (SHJ). Immediately after takeoff aircraft encountered a flock of birds, as a result of which engines No. 1, 3 and 4 failed. An attempt was made to return to Payam, but an emergency landing had to be carried out some 5 km from the airport. The airplane broke up and caught fire.


MAK Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC)



photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Sharjah Airport (SHJ); March 2005

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