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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68340
Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-230
Registration: RA-73016
MSN: 26433/521
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 220
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Serious incident
Location:Rimini Airport (RMI/LIPR) -   Italy
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Rimini Airport (RMI/LIPR)
Destination airport:Moscow
Investigating agency: ANSV
The cover of one of the central guiding line lights of the runway was not fixed. After the Russian B-757 hit it with nose gear at take-off, the fragment badly damaged the fuselage. The take-off was aborted, everybody onboard is safe.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: ANSV
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Photo of RA-73016 courtesy

Tenerife Sur - Reina Sofia (GCTS / TFS)
13 August 2016; (c) Manuel EstevezR

Revision history:

26-Sep-2009 06:13 VAR Added
01-Oct-2009 09:49 harro Updated

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