Descripción del Accidente ASN 02 JUL 2008 Ilyushin Il-76TD EK-76400 - Zahedan
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:mircoles 2 julio 2008
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic IL76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-76TD
Operador:Click Airways International
Registración: EK-76400
Numéro de série: 1023413438
Año de Construcción: 1992
Horas Totales de la Célula:11718
Motores: 4 Soloviev D-30KP-2
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 9
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:150 km (93.8 milles) de Zahedan (   Irán)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bagram Air Base (OAI/OAIX), Afganistán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Al-Fujairah-Fujairah International Airport (FJR/OMFJ), Emiratos Árabes Unidos
Número de Vuelo:1002
An Ilyushin Il-76TD cargo plane sustained substantial damage in an uncontained engine failure accident. The three crew members were not injured.
The airplane had delivered cargo from Kuwait to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. It took off from Bagram at 11:50 UTC with destination Al-Fujairah. En route at FL280 engine number 3 failed. Turbine blades separated from the shaft, ripping through the engine cowlings.
The separated parts hit engine number 4 as well as the right hand side of the fuselage and the right wing fuel tank. Engine number 4 failed as well due to the damage. Pressurization issues developed in the cabin because of the damage to the fuselage. The flight crew used oxygen masks and descended to FL90 where the use of supplementary oxygen by crew was no longer required.
Because of the mountainous area near Bagram, the crew decided to carry out an emergency landing at Zahedan in Iran. A safe landing was carried out on runway 35 at 13:43 UTC.

An investigation revealed that the service life time of all engines had been exceeded. The service life of engine number 3 was 9000 hours and the engine had been in use for 9423 hours. Also, the Time Between Overhaul (TBO) of 3000 hours had been exceeded by 365 hours. According to engine manufacturer NPO Saturn the service life extension programs were issued illegally with cooperation of the operator and VARZ 400 Representative.

Probable Cause:

"It is believed that the incident was caused by fatigue failure of turbine main gear due to exceed time operation of engine #3, which led to the subsequent failures in engine turbine shaft to seize and it was broken."

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: AAID Iran
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 years and 5 months
Accident number: Final report
Download report: Final report


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Distance from Bagram Air Base to Al-Fujairah-Fujairah International Airport as the crow flies is 1644 km (1027 miles).

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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