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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 11 December 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin 76TD
Operator:Airline Transport
Registration: ER-IBW
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)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Destination airport:Sharjah Airport (SHJ/OMSJ), United Arab Emirates
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.

Classification:
Forced landing on runway

Sources:
» Michael Roch


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Distance from Khartoum-Civil Airport to Sharjah Airport as the crow flies is 2606 km (1629 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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