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Last updated: 21 January 2022
Datum:Donnerstag 10 August 1989
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic IL76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyuschin Il-76M
Fluggesellschaft:Soviet Air Force
Kennzeichen: CCCP-86718
Werknummer: 073409259
Baujahr: 1977
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:10 km (6.3 Meilen) von Novgorod-Krechevitsy Airport (   Russland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Novgorod-Krechevitsy Airport, Russland
Flug nach:Novgorod-Krechevitsy Airport, Russland
The Il-76 transport plane was flying a training mission when it crashed while on approach to Novgorod-Krechevitsy Airport, Russia. All on board were killed.
A powerful lightning strike during the approach degraded crew performance. The airplane suddenly entered a 26° nose-up attitude, climbing from 940 m to 1300 m. Subsequent it entered a dive with pitch angle -55 ° and a vertical speed of 27-27 m/s. The airplane struck the ground at a speed of 570 km/h.



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