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Status:
Datum:Sonntag 23 Oktober 1994
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-72
Fluggesellschaft:Federal Border Guard Aviation Command
Kennzeichen: RA-72960
Werknummer: 36572093865
Baujahr: 1991
Triebwerk: 2 Lotarev D-36
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 29
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 34
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Vorkuta Airport (VKT) (   Russland)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Vorkuta Airport (VKT/UUYW), Russland
Flug nach:Tiksi Airport (IKS/UEST), Russland
Unfallbericht:
After take-off from Vorkuta at a height of 200 metres an incomplete retraction of the end flaps and slats occurred and shortly afterwards a warning signal to check the hydraulic system was received in the cockpit so the commander decided to turn back to the airport.
During the approach the nose and main landing gear were eventually extended and the commamnder decided to land manually with a clean wing (without flaps and slats, hydraulic boosters or brakes) and apply emergency braking only after landing. The aircraft veered to starboard on the runway and the gear partially collapsed when the aircraft came rest.

Informationsquelle:
» Soviet Transports
» Flight International 16-22 August 1995 (42)
» Scramble 189 (p.63)


Fotos

photo of Antonov-An-72-RA-72960
accident date: 23-10-1994
type: Antonov An-72
registration: RA-72960
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Vorkuta Airport to Tiksi Airport as the crow flies is 2413 km (1508 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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