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Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Date:Monday 21 November 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: 39
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:0,5 km (0.3 mls) S of Senkovo (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Smolensk Air Base (XUBS), Russia
Destination airport:Smolensk Air Base (XUBS), Russia
Narrative:
The aircraft operated on a training flight from Smolensk-Severny Air Base. In adverse weather conditions the An-12 suffered from severe icing. It eventually became uncontrollable and crashed in a silage pit on the premises of the kolkhoz (collective farm) "Krasny Dobrovolets" some 500 metres south of Senkovo.

Classification:
Icing
Loss of control

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» war.airdisaster.ru


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