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Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 30 June 2008
Time:07:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-76TD
Operator:Ababeel Aviation
Registration: ST-WTB
MSN: 1003499994
First flight: 1990
Total airframe hrs:11522
Engines: 4 Soloviev D-30KP-2
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1,5 km (0.9 mls) S of Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) (   Sudan)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Destination airport:Juba Airport (JUB/HSSJ), South Sudan
Flightnumber: 700
Narrative:
On takeoff from runway 18 at Khartoum-Civil Airport, Sudan, engines no.1 and 2 failed. The aircraft became airborne but stalled. It struck a high-voltage power-line 1,5 km from the airport and came down on the Green Square.
Takeoff weight of the aircraft, an Ilyushin Il-76TD, was 187 t. It carried cargo, bound for Juba.
The aircraft underwent a 3-month overhaul at Sharjah until 11 June 2008, reportedly equipped with engines which had been repaired by an unlicensed workshop at Sharjah.

Classification:

Loss of control

Sources:
» Reuters
» AFP
» Soviet Transports


Photos

photo of Ilyushin-Il-76-ST-WTB
accident date: 30-06-2008
type: Ilyushin Il-76
registration: ST-WTB
photo of Ilyushin-Il-76-ST-WTB
accident date: 30-06-2008
type: Ilyushin Il-76
registration: ST-WTB
photo of Ilyushin-Il-76TD-EP-ALI
accident date: 30-06-2008
type: Ilyushin Il-76TD
registration: EP-ALI
 

Map
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 Khartoum-Civil Airport to Juba Airport as the crow flies is 1190 km (743 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from 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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Ilyushin Il-76

  • 938+ built
  • 66th loss
  • 32nd fatal accident
  • 30th worst accident (at the time)
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