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Last updated: 21 May 2019
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 16 October 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12BP
Operating for:Pacific Air Express
Leased from:Aerocom
Registration: ER-ADT
C/n / msn: 2340605
First flight: 1962
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Honiara-Henderson International Airport (HIR) (   Solomon Islands)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Honiara-Henderson International Airport (HIR/AGGH), Solomon Islands
Narrative:
Struck the water while on final approach. The gear was sheared off and the crew managed to climb away. A forced landing was carried out during which the aircraft slid off the runway. The Antonov had been leased from Moldovian company Aerocom.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Water

Sources:
» Scramble 275


Photos

photo of Antonov-An-12BP-ER-ADT
accident date: 16-10-2001
type: Antonov An-12BP
registration: ER-ADT
 
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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