Narrative:The Antonov 12 cargo plane departed from Payam Airport on a flight to Sharjah (SHJ). Immediately after takeoff aircraft encountered a flock of birds, as a result of which engines No. 1, 3 and 4 failed. An attempt was made to return to Payam, but an emergency landing had to be carried out some 5 km from the airport. The airplane broke up and caught fire.
|Date:||28 MAR 2006|
|C/n / msn:|| 9345408|
|First flight:|| 1968|
|Engines:|| 4 Ivchenko AI-20M|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||5 km (3.1 mls) from Payam Airport (Iran)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Payam Airport (OIIP), Iran|
|Destination airport:||Sharjah Airport (SHJ/OMSJ), United Arab Emirates|
» MAK Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC)
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.