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Accident
Last updated: 31 March 2015
Status:Definitief
Datum:donderdag 13 november 2008
Tijd:11:24
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 12B
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:British Gulf International Airlines
Registratie: S9-SAO
Constructienummer: 00346908
Bouwjaar: 1970
Motoren: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:22 km (13.8 mijl) SE of Al-Taqaddum Air Base (   Irak)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Al Asad AB (ORAA), Irak
Vliegveld van aankomst:Baghdad International Airport (BGW/ORBI), Irak
Vluchtnummer:BGI1530
Beschrijving:
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.


Conclusion:
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.

Bronnen:
» Interfax
» Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
» www.forumavia.ru


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Al Asad AB en Baghdad International Airport bedraagt 175 km (109 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.
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