Date & Time: Oct 7, 2012 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-12
Operator:
Registration:
ST-ASA
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Khartoum - Al Fashir
MSN:
402010
Country:
Sudan
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
4
Pax on board:
16
Pax fatalities:
11
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
15
Circumstances:
Aircraft was performing a cargo flight from Khartoum to Al Fashir with 16 passengers and a crew of six on behalf of the Sudanese National Army. Few minutes after it left Khartoum-Haj Yusuf Airport, crew informed ATC that an engine failed and attempted to return. Few seconds later, a second engine failed on the same side and pilot elected to make an emergency landing. Eventually, aircraft hit the ground, crashed and was destroyed by impact forces and post impact fire. 13 occupants were killed as nine other were seriously injured. Few days later, two passengers died from their injuries.
Causes:
Double engine failure.