Date & Time: Jan 4, 2010 at 0910 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-12
Registration:
ST-AQQ
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Khartoum-Heglig
MSN:
9346504
YOM:
1969
Flight number:
MGG100
Country:
Sudan
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
7050
Captain / Total hours on type:
6000
Copilot / Total flying hours:
10038
Copilot / Total hours on type:
7050
Aircraft flight hours:
36190
Circumstances:
Aircraft landed 16 metres short of runway and hit a concrete block. After touching down nose first, a tyre burst on the right main gear, aircraft veered off runway to the left and came to rest. All four crew were uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Sudan's Central Directorate of Air Accident Investigation concluded the probable causes of the accident were:
Landing short of the runway beginning.
The flight engineer unlocked props I, II, III at throttle position < 20 degrees UPRT and No IV engine at 40 degrees UPRT.
Contributory factor:
Unrectification of nose wheel and main landing gear crack as recommended by the manufacturer.