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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 1 May 1974
Time:12:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 12B
Operator:Aeroflot, Krasnoyarsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-12950
C/n / msn: 8345501
First flight: 1968
Total airframe hrs:9381
Cycles:3637
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 16
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Polar Station SP-22 (   Russia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Polar Station SP-22, North Pole
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Antonov struck an ice pinnacle during an emergency takeoff from Polar Station SP-22 when the ice floor cracked. The plane crashed and caught fire.

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