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Last updated: 20 October 2021
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Date:Tuesday 24 August 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12BP
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Chita (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ukurey Air Base, Russia
Destination airport:Ukurey Air Base, Russia
Narrative:
The aircraft operated on a training flight from Ukurey at night. Engines no. 1 and 2 flamed out 1 hour 57 minutes into the flight.
The crew tried to divert to Chita, but 16 minutes later engines no. 3 and 4 flamed out as well. All crew members bailed out but one was killed.
Contaminated fuel by water caused the engines to flame out.

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