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Last updated: 16 October 2017
Fecha:viernes 11 noviembre 2005
Hora:05:23 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic IL76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin 76TD
Operado por:Royal Airlines Cargo
Alquilado a :Global Georgian Airways
Registración: 4L-ZIL
Numéro de série: 0053464926
Año de Construcción: 1985
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Khak-e Shahidan (   Afganistán)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 2120 m (6955 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kabul-Khwaja Rawash Airport (KBL/OAKB), Afganistán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bagram Air Base (BPM/OAIX), Afganistán
Número de Vuelo:1102
The Ilyushin 76TD cargo plane was chartered to fly communications equipment for coalition forces from Bahrain to Kabul and U.S. military's air base at Bagram. The flight was supposed to continue to Sharjah after that.
Flight RPK 1102 took off from Kabul about 05:20 UTC. It was in contact with Kabul Tower (Local Controller) till it changed frequency to Bagram Radar Controller at 05:22. Because of other traffic at Bagram, the flight was told to hold at 10,000 feet, 10 NM southwest of Bagram.
The crew probably started a descent at approximately 05:23:36 UTC in order to establish more reliable visual contact with the ground. The airplane then impacted a mountain at 6954 feet (2120 m), 28.6 km from Kabul.

According to Bagram Tower the weather conditions at Kabul at 05:22 were: wind calm, visibility 5000 m, haze, clouds at 1200 feet (400 m), temperature 8, QNH 1021.

Probable Cause:

Cause of Occurrence: "Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT), weather being the contributory factor."

» Fatal accident to Il-76 Aircraft 4L-ZIL operated by Royal Airlines Pakistan leased by Global Georgian Airways on 11 November 2005 near Kabul, Afghanistan / Pakistan CAA

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4L-ZIL moved to Royal Airlines Cargo in August, still wearing the same basic livery
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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 Kabul-Khwaja Rawash Airport to Bagram Air Base as the crow flies is 42 km (26 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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