Plane crash in southern Sudan in November 4 2015. The circumstances and reasons.
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Plane crash in southern Sudan in November 4 2015. The circumstances and reasons.

Plane crash in southern Sudan in November 4 2015. The circumstances and reasons.


Today, November 4 2015 years 5 after only days after the terrible plane crash in the Sinai Peninsula that has cost the life of 224 people, there was another, far less a tragedy - in southern Sudan crashed cargo plane AN-12. As a result of the incident killed 41 people, while, two more people, according to initial data, on board the ill-fated aircraft, delivered to a local hospital in critical condition.



The official investigation into the plane crash in South Sudan has not yet officially begun, and even the rescuers could not locate the wreckage of the aircraft "black boxes", but experts have expressed some versions of what happened. What happened to the aircraft AN-12 in Southern Sudan, and under what circumstances the killing dozens of people?


Technical fault An-12


The initial reason for the crash of the An-12 was a technical malfunction of the aircraft. As noted by direct witnesses of the plane crash, the plane, almost immediately after the attempt to take off, began to gradually lose altitude, which prompted the version about the failure of the aircraft's power plant. Nevertheless, the opinions of the witnesses later diverged - some of them argued that the An-12 engines worked, at least as ordinary citizens could see.



In addition, it is necessary to clarify that the model of the An-12 has 4 aircraft engines, and even in that case, if the two powerplants are out of order, then with high probability the aircraft could continue flying, or at least return to the airport Juba.


Plane Congestion


A few hours after the crash occurred, Juba International Airport management has made a statement that the aircraft AN-12 could be overloaded. This version can be proved by the fact that in fact, the pilots of the aircraft carried off almost at the border of the runway, and in addition, the aircraft immediately after the climb, was gradually losing her, and covered the distance in 800 meters, It fell by the river.



According to representatives of the Juba airport, there was a large amount of cargo on board the aircraft, and in addition, there was also an unspecified number of passengers - according to some reports, there were 12 people on board the An-12 (including crew members), however, later information appeared that that the plane could accommodate up to 20 people.

However, according to the official flight performance of the aircraft, the An-12 board may take up to 21 tons of payload, and is to doubt that there were more cargo on board the aircraft, although at the moment the data and need to be careful check.


Error crew


Experts also do not exclude the version that the An-12 could have crashed due to an error of one of the crew members. This version is currently one of the most considered due to the fact that it was possible to establish that at the time of departure from the airport, the plane was in good technical condition.


The first images from the crash site of An-12 in Southern Sudan


What exactly could go wrong at the moment it is found out by experts, however, should clarify that about 30% crashed for all the time the aircraft AN-12, wrecked precisely because of the human factor, and we are talking about more than 230 accidents involving models An-12.

Who is to blame for the crash of AN-12 in Southern Sudan, equipment or people to be seen in the art, however, even this will not bring back to life dozens of human lives.


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