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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Datum:Montag 15 Dezember 1986
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-24RV
Kennzeichen: B-3413
Werknummer: 37308907
Baujahr: 1973
Triebwerk: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 37
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 44
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Lanzhou-Zhongchuan Airport (LHW) (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Lanzhou-Zhongchuan Airport (LHW/ZLLL), Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Xian-Xiguan Airport (SIA/ZLXG), Volksrepublik China
The Antonov crashed while returning to the airport 30 minutes after takeoff with a feathered no. 2 prop. The engine had failed in severe icing conditions.
Final destination of the flight was Chengdu.

» Aviation Letter 243
» Flight International 3/10 January 1987 (7)
» Soviet Transports
» Spokane Chronicle - Dec 15, 1986
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Lanzhou-Zhongchuan Airport to Xian-Xiguan Airport as the crow flies is 512 km (320 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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