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Last updated: 28 October 2021
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 29 julio 1971
Hora:14:58
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12B
Operador:Aeroflot, International Civil Aviation Directorate
Registración: CCCP-12993
Numéro de série: 00347307
Año de Construcción: 1970
Motores: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU) (   India)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Raipur Airport (RPR/VARP), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), India
Descripción:
The Antonov undershot the runway by 198 m after a PAR approach to Calcutta in torrential rain with reduced visibility.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Loss of control on finals, after entering blinding rain at very low height.

Fuentes:
» Civil aircraft accidents 1971 / Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, CAD, ASD
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Raipur Airport to Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport as the crow flies is 707 km (442 miles).

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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