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Datum:Montag 25 Juni 2007
Zeit:ca 10:40
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-24B
Fluggesellschaft:PMT Air
Kennzeichen: XU-U4A
Werknummer: 99901908
Baujahr: 1969
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:25837
Triebwerk: 2 Ivchenko AI-24-II
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 22 / Insassen: 22
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Phnom Damrey (   Kambodscha)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Siem Reap-Angkor Airport (REP/VDSR), Kambodscha
Flug nach:Sihanoukville (Kompong Som) Airport (KOS/VDSV), Kambodscha
PMT Air flight 241 departed the Angkor temple town of Siem Reap (REP) at around 10:00. The Antonov 24 carried out a scheduled flight to Sihanoukville (KOS). The airplane flew into the side of Phnom Damrey Mountain at a height of 2700 feet.

Probable Cause:

The accident was caused by the combination of the following adverse factors:
1- In bad weather conditions, the flight crew was carried out beyond the assigned flight track to a mountainous area without awareness of its exact position and of high terrain.
2- VMC (Visual Meteorological Condition) descent continued under improper weather conditions.
3- Poor management of the company.
Contributing factors:
- No clear information available to Sihanouk Ville Control Tower of the exact position of the aircraft.
- No evidence provided of recent proficiency check or CRM training of the crew.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIC Cambodia
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 235 days (8 months)
Accident number: final report
Download report: Final report
Language: English

» Passenger Plane Crashes in Kampot (AKP, 26-7-2007)


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photo of Antonov-An-24-XU-U4A
accident date: 25-06-2007
type: Antonov An-24
registration: XU-U4A

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Siem Reap-Angkor Airport to Sihanoukville (Kompong Som) Airport as the crow flies is 314 km (196 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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