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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Sunday 5 June 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-125-800B
Registration: RA-02773
C/n / msn: 258192
First flight: 1991
Total airframe hrs:11013
Engines: 2 Garrett TFE731-5R-1H
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:18 km (11.3 mls) from Neryungri Airport (NER) (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Tyumen-Roschino International Airport (TJM/USTR), Russia
Destination airport:Neryungri Airport (NER/UELL), Russia
The BAe-125-800B corporate jet sustained substantial damage when it impacted trees while on approach to Neryungri Airport (NER), Russia. There were no injuries among the five passengers and three crew members.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Krasnodar to Neryungri with an en route stop at Tyumen. The night time approach was conducted with a visibility of 10+ km. Wind was from 350° at 2 m/s. There were broken clouds at 190 m and overcast with cumulonimbus clouds at 510 m. Temperature and dew point were both +4°C. QFE pressure was 685 mm Hg (913 hPa).
At a distance of 18 km from the threshold of runway 08, the aircraft impacted trees. The flight crew managed to regain height and performed a safe landing at Neryungri Airport. A post-flight inspection revealed damage to the wing leading edges and winglets, dents on the no.2 engine cowling, dents to the flaps and right hand horizontal stabilizer.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground

» Ministry of Transport RF


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Distance from Tyumen-Roschino International Airport to Neryungri Airport as the crow flies is 3457 km (2160 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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