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Last updated: 3 December 2021
Date:Tuesday 30 August 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-8
Operator:MSP Komsomol Factory
Registration: CCCP-48094
MSN: 0A-3410
First flight: 1960
Total airframe hrs:6200
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:10 km (6.3 mls) from Bratsk (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
During a night flight the artificial horizon of this An-8 failed. The disoriented crew caused the plane to enter a steep dive. The Antonov disintegrated in mid-air because forces associated with the dive exceeded the maximum structural allowed air speed.

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