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Statuts: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:lundi 20 janvier 2014
Heure:09:35
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic AN28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-28
Compagnie:East Wing
Immatriculation: UP-A2805
Numéro de série: 1AJ008-22
Année de Fabrication: 1990
Heures de vol:1539
Moteurs: 2 Glushenkov TVD-10B
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:17 km (10.6 milles) NE of Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD) (   Ethiopie)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Convoyage
Aéroport de départ:Entebbe Airport (EBB/HUEN), Ouganda
Aéroport de destination:Hodeidah Airport (HOD/ODHD), Yémen
Numéro de vol:EWZ1149
Détails:
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.

Sources:
» 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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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Entebbe Airport et Hodeidah Airport est de 1995 km (1247 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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