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Accident
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Status:Voorlopig
Datum:vrijdag 22 juli 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 32
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registratie: K-2743
Constructienummer: 0809 ?
Bouwjaar: 1986
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 23 / inzittenden: 23
Totaal:slachtoffers: 29 / inzittenden: 29
Schade: Vermist
Gevolgen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Plaats:ca 280 km E off Chennai [Bay of Bengal] (   Indische Oceaan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Tambaram Air Base (VOTX), India
Vliegveld van aankomst:Port Blair Airport (IXZ/VOPB), India
Beschrijving:
An Antonov 32 transport plane of the Indian Air Force went missing over the Bay of Bengal during a flight from Tambaram Air Base near Chennai to Port Blair on South Andaman Island, India.
The aircraft took off from Tambaram at 08:30 and was expected to arrive at Port Blair at 11:30. The aircraft was last detected on radar 151 nautical miles (280 km) east of Chennai, making a left turn with a rapid loss of height from 23,000 ft, according to the Defence Ministry.

Underwater search efforts were terminated on October 3, 2016 due to rough weather as well as tethering problems with the ROV.

Bronnen:
» The Hindu
» DNA India


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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 Tambaram Air Base en Port Blair Airport bedraagt 1369 km (856 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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