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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Friday 24 August 1979
Time:01:56
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 12TB
Operator:Aeroflot, Krasnoyarsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-12963
C/n / msn: 9346407
First flight: 1969
Total airframe hrs:18235
Cycles:7006
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 16
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:18 km (11.3 mls) from Yeniseisk (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Noril'sk Airport (NSK/UOOO), Russia
Destination airport:Krasnoyarsk Airport (KJA/UNKL), Russia
Narrative:
Two hours and 18 minutes after takeoff, en route from Norilsk to Krasnoyarsk, all four engines flamed out at 7,800 m due to fuel contamination.
The crew attempted to reach Yeniseisk but the airport could not be reached. A forced landing was carried out on a wooded hillside. A fire erupted.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» airdisaster.ru


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Distance from Noril'sk Airport to Krasnoyarsk Airport as the crow flies is 1472 km (920 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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