Accident
Last updated: 29 July 2014
Statuts:
Date:jeudi 23 avril 1959
Type/Sous-type:Avro 688 Super Trader
Compagnie:Air Charter
Immatriculation: G-AGRH
Numéro de série: 1256
Année de Fabrication:
Equipage:victimes: 12 / à bord: 12
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 12 / à bord: 12
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Mount Süphan (   Turquie) show on map
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Aéroport de départ:Ankara (unknown airport), Turquie
Aéroport de destination:Bahrain International Airport (BAH/OBBI), Bahrain
Détails:
The Super Trader departed Ankara for a flight to Bahrain. At 08:14 the aircraft passed Gemerek at FL115 and Elazig at 08:59 (at FL135). Last position report received was when over Mus at 09:26. The aircraft had crashed and was found after six days on Suphan Mountain.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The aircraft, flying on instruments, drifted north of its normal track because of strong winds and crashed into the mountain.
Contributing factors' 1) The winds were stronger than forecast; 2) An accurate bearing could not be obtained at Mus, and Van had not been checked; 3) Sub-normal temperatures would result in a high indicated altimeter reading; 4) Calculations on the flight and contacts with beacons were not coordinated and controlled."

Sources:
» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 62-AN/57 (114-115)


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