Date & Time: Mar 28, 2006 at 1648 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-12
Operator:
Registration:
EK-46741
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Payam-Sharjah
MSN:
8 3 454 08
YOM:
1968
Country:
Iran
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft departed Payam Airport for a cargo flight to Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Few minutes after takeoff, the crew reported technical problem on three engines and decided to return to the airport. Eventually, an emergency landing was carried out 5 km of the airport and the aircraft broke up and caught fire. It seems that the aircraft collided with birds