Crash-aerien 13 NOV 2008 d'un Antonov An-12B S9-SAO - Al-Taqaddum Air Base
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:jeudi 13 novembre 2008
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12B
Compagnie:British Gulf International Airlines
Immatriculation: S9-SAO
Numéro de série: 00346908
Année de Fabrication: 1970
Moteurs: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Equipage:victimes: 7 / à bord: 7
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 7 / à bord: 7
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:22 km (13.8 milles) SE of Al-Taqaddum Air Base (   Irak)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Aéroport de départ:Al Asad Air Base (IQA/ORAA), Irak
Aéroport de destination:Baghdad International Airport (BGW/ORBI), Irak
Numéro de vol:BGI1530
The An-12 cargo plane had been charted for a return flight from Dubai to various air bases in Iraq where multi-national forces were based.
The flight took off from Al Asad Air Base at 11:02 hours local time with destination Baghdad Airport. At 08:24 the flight radioed an emergency stating that they had an engine fire. The airplane descended rapidly from 9000 feet and impacted desert terrain.

Probable Cause:

Examination of the wreckage and impact area did not reveal any indication of in flight structural failure or loss of propulsion.
The probable cause of accident was due to engine No. 2 fire that leads to some power loss accompanied with hydraulic and aircraft control difficulties and improper procedure that might be conducted by the pilot to compensate that loss of power, causing the aircraft to stall and crash.

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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Al Asad Air Base et Baghdad International Airport est de 175 km (109 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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