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Crash of an Antonov AN-32 near Lipo: 13 killed

Date & Time: Jun 3, 2019 at 1300 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
K2752
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Jorhat - Mechuka
MSN:
1009
YOM:
1987
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
13
Circumstances:
The airplane departed Jorhat Airport at 1227LT on a flight to Mechuka, Arunachal Pradesh. About half an hour later, while in cruising altitude, radio and radar contact was lost. SAR operations were quickly initiated and the wreckage was spotted eight days later, on June 11, by the crew of a Mil Mi-17 helicopter near the village of Lipo. The wreckage was found at an altitude of 12,000 feet in a wooded and steep area, about 34 km southeast of Mechuka Airport. The aircraft was totally destroyed and all 13 occupants were killed.

Crash of an Antonov AN-32 in Khartoum

Date & Time: Oct 3, 2018
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The airplane was apparently engaged in an exercise with a second Sudanese Air Force Antonov AN-26. In unclear circumstances, the crew was cleared to land on runway 18 where another Sudanese Air Force AN-26 just landed few seconds earlier. The AN-32 was unable to stop in a timely manner and struck the tail of the AN-26. After collision, both airplanes went out of control and came to rest by the runway edge. There were no casualties while both aircraft are destroyed.

Crash of an Antonov AN-32 into the Bay of Bengal: 29 killed

Date & Time: Jul 22, 2016
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
K2743
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Tambaram - Port Blair
MSN:
0809
YOM:
1986
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
23
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
29
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft left Tambaram AFB (southwest of Chennai) at 0830LT for a three hours flight to Port Blair, Andaman Islands. While cruising at the assigned altitude of 23,000 feet about 280 km east of Chennai, the aircraft made a turn to the left and then dove into the sea. No trace of the aircraft was found and all 29 occupants are feared to be dead.

Crash of an Antonov AN-32A in Bor

Date & Time: Jun 14, 2016
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EK-32120
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Juba – Bor – Malakal
MSN:
1604
YOM:
1988
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After touch down at Bor Airport, the twin engine aircraft was unable to stop within the remaining distance, overran, lost its undercarriage and came to rest with the left wing bent. All three crew members were unhurt while the aircraft seems to be damaged beyond repair. The crew was performing a humanitarian flight from Juba to Malakal with an intermediate stop in Bor on behalf of the World Food Program.

Crash of an Antonov AN-32 in Malanje

Date & Time: Feb 14, 2015 at 2058 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
T-256
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Saurimo - Luanda
MSN:
2108
YOM:
1989
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
47
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route from Saurimo to Luanda, the crew informed ATC about technical problems and decided to divert to Malanje Airport for an emergency landing. On landing on an unlit runway, the aircraft veered off runway and came to rest in flames. While all 50 occupants were able to leave the cabin and were uninjured, the aircraft was totally destroyed by a post crash fire. The exact cause of the technical failure remains unknown.

Crash of an Antonov AN-32B in Hokandara: 5 killed

Date & Time: Dec 12, 2014 at 0620 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
SCM-864
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Colombo - Colombo
MSN:
3509
YOM:
1996
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The approach to Colombo-Ratmalana Airport was completed in marginal weather conditions and low visibility. While too low, the aircraft hit the roof of a house and crashed inverted in flames in a wooded area located in Hokandara, less than 10 km from the runway threshold. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire. A crew member was seriously injured while all four other occupants were killed. The only survivor died from his injuries six days later, on December 18.

Crash of an Antonov AN-32 in Chandigarh

Date & Time: Sep 20, 2014 at 2130 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
K2757
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bhatinda – Chandigarh
MSN:
1202
YOM:
1987
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
For unknown reason, the aircraft seems to be unstable on landing. Upon touch down, the right wing hit the ground and was sheared off. Out of control, the aircraft veered off runway, went through a grassy area and came to rest in flames upside down. All nine occupants were slightly injured while the aircraft was partially destroyed. Fire was quickly extinguished.

Crash of an Antonov AN-32 in Monterrey: 5 killed

Date & Time: Nov 24, 2010 at 1436 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
3101
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Monterrey - Santa Lucia AFB
MSN:
3306
YOM:
1993
Country:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Just after lift off from runway 11, aircraft banked right and crashed near the VIP tarmac and exploded. All five occupants, three officers and two pilots, were killed. Crew was performing a logistic support mission to Santa Lucia AFB.

Crash of an Antonov AN-32A in Kandahar

Date & Time: Oct 8, 2009
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
354
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
2206
YOM:
1989
Country:
Region:
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On landing in Kandahar, left main gear failed and punctured the left wing. Aircraft came to rest and was damaged beyond repair. All occupants were unhurt.
Probable cause:
Left main gear failed on landing.