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Estado: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:lunes 20 enero 2014
Hora:09:35
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-28
Operador:East Wing
Registración: UP-A2805
Numéro de série: 1AJ008-22
Año de Construcción: 1990
Horas Totales de la Célula:1539
Motores: 2 Glushenkov TVD-10B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:17 km (10.6 milles) NE of Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD) (   Etiopía)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Entebbe Airport (EBB/HUEN), Uganda
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Hodeidah Airport (HOD/ODHD), Yemen
Número de Vuelo:EWZ1149
Descripción:
An Antonov An-28, operated by East Wing, sustained substantial damage in a forced landing near Addis Ababa-Bole Airport, Ethiopia.
The aircraft had departed Entebbe Airport, Uganda, on a ferry flight to Hodeidah, Yemen, with three crew members on board.
After flying for about 4:30 hrs the right engine surged and flamed out. The flight informed the ATC of Addis Ababa-Bole Airport in Ethiopia, requesting a diversion there for an emergency landing. After flying for another 15 minutes, the left engine similarly surged and flamed out. The aircraft was about 15 km from the airport and was not able to reach the runway. The captain decided to make force landing. During the landing run over rough ground surface, the nose gear hit an obstacle, causing to be pushed into the cockpit. The aircraft continued moving forward, striking and killed three cattle. The left and right wing roots detached from the fuselage and both wing tips were damaged by the impact with the cattle and the ground.

Fuentes:
» Ukraine plane crashes on the outskirts of Addis Ababa (The Reporter 25-1-2014)
» A Ukrainian Antonov Crashed Near Addis (DireTube, 22-1-2014)
» Soviet Transports


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Probable Cause of the Accident The investigation committee analyzed and revealed that the most probable cause of the accident (flameout of both engines) was: - The use of contaminated fuel, which gradually clogged fuel filters and affected the normal operation of the engines. - Engine starvation due to lack of fuel Contributing factor - Improper checking of the quality of fuel during refueling - Not checking the closure of filling caps after refueling & during pre-flight inspection - Modification of Auxiliary fuel tanks not properly checked and approved by the concerned body, in the passenger compartment.

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Distance from Entebbe Airport to Hodeidah Airport as the crow flies is 1995 km (1247 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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Antonov An-28

  • 191 built
  • 35th loss
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  • 20th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 22nd worst accident (actualmente)
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