Narrative:An Ilyushin 76TD cargo plane, registered 4L-GNI, was destroyed in an accident close to Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI), Pakistan. All eight crew members were killed. The airplane operated on a flight from Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI) to Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT).
|Date:||Sunday 28 November 2010|
|C/n / msn:|| 43452546|
|First flight:|| 1984|
|Engines:|| 4 Soloviev D-30KP-2|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8 |
|Ground casualties:||Fatalities: 4|
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||ca 5 km W of Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI) (Pakistan)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Departure airport:||Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI/OPKC), Pakistan|
|Destination airport:||Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan|
The jet crashed into buildings that were under construction inside a naval base, close to Jinnah airport.
The airplane carried a cargo of 31 tons of relief supplies (tents) to Sudan. Four persons on the ground were confirmed killed, probably construction workers who were sleeping inside the buildings.
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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 Karachi-Jinnah International Airport to Khartoum-Civil Airport as the crow flies is 3721 km (2326 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.