Date & Time: May 11, 2004 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-12
Registration:
ST-SIG
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Khartoum-Juba-El Obeid
MSN:
14 001 01
YOM:
1961
Country:
Sudan
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:
While flying in thunderstorm conditions, the aircraft struck a mountain and exploded. One survivor was transferred to hospital but died few hours later. The aircraft started its operation in Sudan last 5 May and accomplished only 7 flights up to date. The crew was respectively 2 Armenians, 2 Iraqis and 3 Sudanese.
Probable cause:

According Sudenese authorities, the accident was caused by CFIT.