Date & Time: May 18, 2016 at 1900 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-12
Operator:
Registration:
4K-AZ25
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Camp Dwyer - Mary
MSN:
3341209
YOM:
19
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
6
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
7
Captain / Total flying hours:
22628
Captain / Total hours on type:
3953
Copilot / Total flying hours:
4625
Copilot / Total hours on type:
836
Circumstances:
During the takeoff roll, the engine number three failed. For unknown reason, the crew was unable to feather the propeller. After a roll of 70 seconds, at a speed of 220 km/h, the airplane overran the 2,400 meters runway and went into a sandy area and crashed in flames. Two passengers (two mechanics) were seriously injured while all seven other passengers were killed. The aircraft was destroyed by fire.
Causes:
Failure of the number 3 engine.