ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-12B CCCP-11007 Salekhard Airport (SLY)
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Date:Monday 6 March 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12B
Operator:Aeroflot / Polar
Registration: CCCP-11007
MSN: 6343909
First flight: 1966
Total airframe hrs:973
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1,8 km (1.1 mls) from Salekhard Airport (SLY) (   Russia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Salekhard Airport (SLY/USDD), Russia
Destination airport:Tarko-Sale Airport (TQL/USDS), Russia
An Antonov 12, operated by Aeroflot Polar, operated on a cargo flight from Salekhard Airport (SLY) to Tarko-Sale, Russia. It carried 11000 kg of cement in bags.The crew failed to select the flaps prior to takeoff. At a speed of 240 km/h during takeoff the captain rotated the airplane at a high angle of attack (20 degrees). The undercarriage touched the runway briefly before the airplane attained an even higher angle of attack.
The Antonov stalled and crashed in wooded hilly terrain on the banks of the river Ob' 1.8 km behind the runway threshold some 60-70 seconds after lift-off.

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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 Salekhard Airport to Tarko-Sale Airport as the crow flies is 538 km (337 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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