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Date:Monday 26 September 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-14M
Operator:Aeroflot / Belarus
Registration: CCCP-41866
MSN: 146000704
First flight: 1956
Total airframe hrs:6363
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 27
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Brest Airport (   Belarus)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Minsk-1 International Airport (MHP/UMMM), Belarus
Destination airport:Brest Airport (BQT/UMBB), Belarus
On a flight from Minsk to Brest the right engine failed and the propeller had to be feathered. On finals to Brest Airport in rain, the captain had problems in handling the aircraft due to the asymmetric power. The aircraft touched down 390 metres beyond the threshold, overran the wet grass runway, hit a booth and ended up in a fire water pond. One of the six crew members was killed and the other five were severely injured, all 21 passengers were injured as well.

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Distance from Minsk-1 International Airport to Brest Airport as the crow flies is 310 km (194 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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