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Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Date:Sunday 23 December 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
MSN: 0901406
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Noril'sk-Nezhdannyj Airfield (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kiev (unknown airport), Ukraine
Destination airport:Noril'sk-Nezhdannyj Airfield, Russia
Narrative:
An Antonov 12 transport plane was destroyed when it struck a mountain side near Noril'sk-Nezhdannyj Airfield, killing seven of the eight crew members.
The crew were cleared to descend to 700 m, which was below the maximum local terrain height of 730 m.
The airplane operated on a flight from Kiev to Tixi via Noril'sk.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» airdisaster.ru


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