Accident Ilyushin Il-76TD 4K-AZ55,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 321098

Date:Wednesday 6 July 2011
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ilyushin Il-76TD
Owner/operator:Silk Way Airlines
Registration: 4K-AZ55
MSN: 2053420680
Year of manufacture:2005
Engine model:Soloviev D-30KP-2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:ca 25 km from Bagram Air Base (BPM) -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Baku-Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD/UBBB)
Destination airport:Bagram Air Base (OAI/OAIX)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An Ilyushin 76TD cargo plane, registered 4K-AZ55, was destroyed in an accident near Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. The plane struck the side of a mountain at about 12,500 feet (3,800 meters).
The transport plane carried a total of 18 tons of cargo for the NATO-led forces at Bagram Air Base. The flight left Baku, Azerbaijan at 21:26 local time. Contact with the flight was lost at 00:10 local time, about 25 km from Bagram.
The cockpit voice recorder readout showed that the captain decided to perform a visual approach and deviated from the published approach procedure.





photo (c) Rainer Spoddig; Düsseldorf Airport (DUS/EDDL); 17 December 2005

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