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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 8 March 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin 18B
Operator:Aeroflot / Kyrgyzstan
Registration: CCCP-75690
C/n / msn: 189001205
First flight: 1958
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Frunze Airport (FRU) (   Kyrgyzstan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tashkent Airport (TAS/UTTT), Uzbekistan
Destination airport:Frunze Airport (FRU/UAFM), Kyrgyzstan
Narrative:
The Ilyushin 18B was damaged in a gear-up landing at Frunze Airport. The aircraft operated on a flight from Tashkent and was approaching Frunze when it had to go around due to poor weather. The crew forgot to extend the landing gear on the second (or third) approach, leading to a gear-up landing. All crew and passengers escaped unhurt.

Classification:
Wheel(s) up landing

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Tashkent Airport to Frunze Airport as the crow flies is 470 km (293 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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