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Accident description
Last updated: 30 November 2015
Date:Sunday 11 May 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 12B
Operator:Pecotox Air
Registration: ER-AXD
C/n / msn: 9346602
First flight: 1969
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Asmara International Airport (ASM) (   Eritrea)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Dubai Airport (DXB/OMDB), United Arab Emirates
Destination airport:Asmara International Airport (ASM/HAAY), Eritrea
The Antonov overran runway 25 and collided with several approach lights and two stop way lights. The plane suffered irreparable damage to the propellers, landing gear and fuselage. Wind was reported as 170 deg at 10kts.

Runway excursion

» ICAO Adrep
» Scramble 297, 298


photo of Antonov 12B UN-11006
UN-11006 later moved to Pecotox as ER-AXD
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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 Dubai Airport to Asmara International Airport as the crow flies is 2027 km (1267 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.
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