Narrative:The forward emergency evacuation hatch opened in flight, causing one of the crew members to be sucked out. An emergency landing was carried out at Jeddah.
|Date:||Saturday 11 December 2004|
|C/n / msn:|| 0043449468|
|First flight:|| 1979|
|Engines:|| 4 Soloviev D-30KP-2|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7 |
|Airplane damage:|| Minor|
|Airplane fate:|| Repaired|
|Location:||near Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan|
|Destination airport:||Sharjah Airport (SHJ/OMSJ), United Arab Emirates|
» Michael Roch
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 Khartoum-Civil Airport to Sharjah Airport as the crow flies is 2606 km (1629 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.