Date & Time: Jan 2, 2009 at 0751 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-12
Operator:
Registration:
S9-SAM
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
3341408
YOM:
1963
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
During take off run, left main gear collapsed. Left wing contacted runway surface and engine number one was severely damaged. All six crew escaped uninjured but aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Left main gear collapsed.