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Last updated: 19 October 2021
Date:Friday 10 October 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-8
Operator:MAP Zhukovski
Registration: CCCP-69316
MSN: OD-3490
First flight: 1960
Total airframe hrs:4362
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport (SVX) (   Russia)
Crash site elevation: 233 m (764 feet) amsl
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport (SVX/USSS), Russia
Destination airport:?
On takeoff from Sverdlovsk (now Ekaterinburg) the no. 1 engine caught fire. The propeller could not be feathered, causing a tremendous drag and eventually a loss of control following which the Antonov crashed.

Loss of control

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