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Last updated: 24 May 2019
Date:Saturday 9 November 2002
Time:ca 19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26B
Registration: RA-26012
C/n / msn: 10007
First flight: 1980
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Antalya Airport (AYT) (   Turkey)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Hurghada Airport (HRG/HEGN), Egypt
Destination airport:Antalya Airport (AYT/LTAI), Turkey
Clipped a power line and crash-landed in an empty field some 1650 feet from the airport. Weather around the time the accident was:
LTAI 091650Z 18015G25KT 9999 SCT025 20/13 Q1007 NOSIG=
It was reported that local thunderstorm activity caused severe rainfall when the airplane was on final approach. The crew lost visual contact with the runway and, although a go around was attempted, the airplane continued to descend until it struck the power lines.

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photo of Antonov-An-26B-RA-26012
accident date: 09-11-2002
type: Antonov An-26B
registration: RA-26012

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 Hurghada Airport to Antalya Airport as the crow flies is 1111 km (694 miles).

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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