Narrative:Clipped a power line and crash-landed in an empty field some 1650 feet from the airport. Weather around the time the accident was:
|Date:||09 NOV 2002|
|C/n / msn:|| 10007|
|First flight:|| 1980|
|Engines:|| 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Antalya Airport (AYT) (Turkey)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Hurghada Airport (HRG/HEGN), Egypt|
|Destination airport:||Antalya Airport (AYT/LTAI), Turkey|
LTAI 091650Z 18015G25KT 9999 SCT025 20/13 Q1007 NOSIG=
It was reported that local thunderstorm activity caused severe rainfall when the airplane was on final approach. The crew lost visual contact with the runway and, although a go around was attempted, the airplane continued to descend until it struck the power lines.
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Distance from Hurghada Airport to Antalya Airport as the crow flies is 1111 km (694 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.