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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 17 August 1960
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyuschin Il-18B
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot, Moscow Civil Aviation Directorate
Kennzeichen: CCCP-75705
Werknummer: 189001702
Baujahr: 1959
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:117
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 27 / Insassen: 27
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 34 / Insassen: 34
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Tarasovich (   Ukraine)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Ägypten
Flug nach:Moskva-Bykovo Airport (BKA/UUBB), Russland
An Ilyushin 18B en route from Cairo, Egypt, to Moscow, was destroyed in an accident near Tarasovich, Kiev Region, Ukraine.
At 15:52 hours the flight reported that the propeller of the no. 4 was feathered and that they wanted to make an emergency landing at Kiev-Borispol Airport. At 15:57 the flight crew reported a fire on the no. 4 engine and the right hand wing, requesting an emergency descent. The controller offered a diversion to Zhuliany Airport, which was closed by.
The pilot lost control of the aircraft, which crashed in a forest in a nose down, right bank attitude.

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Distance from Cairo International Airport to Moskva-Bykovo Airport as the crow flies is 2865 km (1791 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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