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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 1 February 1994
Time:16:16
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 24B
Operator:Kolyma-Avia
Registration: RA-47718
C/n / msn: 69900701
First flight: 1966
Total airframe hrs:38294
Cycles:29173
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 48
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 53
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Omsukchan Airport (   Russia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Omsukchan Airport (UHMF), Russia
Destination airport:Susuman Airport (UHMH), Russia
Narrative:
The An-24 veered right during takeoff and ran into a 1,2 m high mound of packed snow. A 60 m wide part of the runway had been cleared from snow; mounds of snow along the cleared strip were hiding the runway lights and edge markings. The runway surface however was uneven with different thicknesses of packed snow.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» Flight International 20-26.7.94
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/96 (#7)
» Scramble 181


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Distance from Omsukchan Airport to Susuman Airport as the crow flies is 387 km (242 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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