Crash of an Antonov AN-12BP near Mexico City: 3 killed
Date & Time: Apr 21, 2010 at 2050 LT
Cebu City - Angeles City
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The aircraft departed Cebu City on a cargo flight to Angeles City, carrying six crew members and a load of various goods on behalf of UPS. En route, a short circuit occurred in the electrical system, followed by one or more engine failure. The crew elected to divert to the nearest airport. Unfortunately, this was not possible and the captain attempted an emergency landing in a paddy field. The aircraft came to rest on an embankment and was destroyed by a post impact fire. Three crew members were killed while three others were seriously injured.
In flight short-circuit on the electrical system for unknow reasons.