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Last updated: 17 October 2021
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Montag 23 Dezember 2002
Zeit:19:29
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic A140 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-140
Fluggesellschaft:Aeromist Kharkiv
Kennzeichen: UR-14003
Werknummer: 36525302011
Baujahr: 2002
Betriebsstunden:70
Triebwerk: 2 Klimov TV3-117VMA-SBM1
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 38 / Insassen: 38
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 44 / Insassen: 44
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Baghrabad (   Iran)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Trabzon Airport (TZX/LTCG), Türkei
Flug nach:Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport (IFN/OIFM), Iran
Flugnummer:2137
Unfallbericht:
The Antonov 140 departed Kharkov at 11:23 for a flight to Isfahan, Iran via Trabzon. The passengers, aerospace scientists and executives, were to visit the test flight of the Iran-140, an Antonov 140 built under license in Iran. At 13:45 the flight landed at Trabzon, Turkey for refueling. About one hour later, at 14:51, the plane took off heading for Isfahan. While descending towards Isfahan in an area of poor visibility, the aircraft collided with a mountain.

Probable Cause:

Iran's civil aviation authority announced that a pilot's failure to correctly use a cockpit global positioning system (GPS) caused the crash.

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Distance from Trabzon Airport to Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport as the crow flies is 1400 km (875 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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