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Antonov An-140

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Antonov An-140
Type Airliner
Manufacturers Antonov
Maiden flight 17 September 1997
Status Operational
Primary users Ukraine
Produced 1997-present
Number built 15
Unit cost US$9 million

The Antonov An-140 is a short-range turboprop airliner, first flown on September 17 1997. Apart from the main production line in Kharkiv, Ukraine by KSAMC, aircraft are being produced in Russia and under licence by HESA in Iran as the IR.AN-140. It can carry a maximum of 52 passengers.

The An-140 has suffered two accidents where all onboard died, one in Iran and the other in Azerbaijan. First was the pilots mistake. Second caused by ADI failure.

Civil operators

In August 2006 a total of 11 Antonov An-140 aircraft are in airline service, with a further 16 firm orders. It is currently operated by: Aeromist-Kharkiv (3), Antonov Design Bureau (3), Azerbaijan Airlines (2, plus 1 order), Ilyich Avia (2) and Motor Sich (1). There are firm orders from: Air Libya Tibesti (5), Samara Airlines (2) and Yakutia Airlines (8). Two Hesa IrAn-140 aircraft are operated by Safiran Airlines.[1]

Specifications (An-140)

Data from[2]

General characteristics



  1. Flight International, 3-9 October 2006
  2. Antonov An-140. Retrieved on 2006-08-22.
  3. At 520 km/h (280 kt, 320 mph) at 7,200 m (24,000 ft) with a 6,000 kg (13,000) payload.


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