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Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Date:Wednesday 1 October 1969
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:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Pskov (   Russia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
During a night formation training flight in bad weather the pilot straightened his course and overtook the leading An-12. The barrel of its tail gun penetrated the cockpit and killed the pilot. The co-pilot jumped out in panic with the chute. The plane crashed and remaining crewmembers were killed (6 from 7) .

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» Dmitriy Yertsov


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