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Last updated: 21 September 2021
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Datum:Montag 26 Dezember 1960
Zeit:19:42
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyuschin Il-18A
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot, Ulyanovsk Advanced Flying Training College
Kennzeichen: CCCP-75651
Werknummer: 188000405
Baujahr: 1958
Betriebsstunden:144
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:178
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 13
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 17
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,2 km (0.8 Meilen) NE of Ulyanovsk Airport (ULY) (   Russland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Ausbildungsflug
Flug von:Kuybyshev Airport (KUF/UWWW), Russland
Flug nach:Ulyanovsk-Vostochny Airport (ULY/UWLW), Russland
Unfallbericht:
An Ilyushin 18A aircraft was destroyed in an accident near Ulyanovsk Airport (ULY), Russia. All 17 on board were killed.
The airplane was approaching Ulyanovsk when it suddenly nosed down from an altitude of 120-150 m, just after the crew had selected the flaps down to 40 degrees.
It crashed in a plowed field and burst into flames.
A similar occurrence happened in 1961, but this time the crew managed to regain control by raising the flaps and adding power. Test flights in icing conditions showed that the Ilyushin 18 was vulnerable in icing conditions. Ice accretion on the horizontal stabilizer could result in a loss of control.


Control was lost when the flaps were selected down to 40 degrees while on approach to Ulyanovsk Airport (ULY). Icing was a possible factor. The airplane was on a training flight carrying a crew and several workers of the Voronezh aircraft factory.

Probable Cause:

Cause: Loss of control due to tailplane icing.

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Distance from Kuybyshev Airport to Ulyanovsk-Vostochny Airport as the crow flies is 133 km (83 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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