Narrative:The twin-engined Y-12 plane crashed after being caught by windshear at a height of 30m. The Mandalgobi Airport doesn't have any wind measuring equipment.
|Date:||10 JUN 1997|
|Type:||Harbin Yunshuji Y-12 II|
|Operator:||MIAT - Mongolian Airlines|
|C/n / msn:|| 0067|
|First flight:|| 1991|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 10|
|Total:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 12 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Mandalgobi Airport (MXW) (Mongolia)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Ulan Bator-Buyant Uhaa Airport (ULN/ZMUB), Mongolia|
|Destination airport:||Mandalgobi Airport (MXW), Mongolia|
The aircraft was initially reported to have been JU-1019, msn 0032. Mongolian CAA reported in 2007 that JU-1020 was the airplane involved in this accident.
» CAA of Mongolia
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Ulan Bator-Buyant Uhaa Airport to Mandalgobi Airport as the crow flies is 235 km (147 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.