ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-12B CCCP-12997 Sverdlovsk Airport (SVX)
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Date:Friday 13 January 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12B
Operator:Aeroflot, Uralsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-12997
MSN: 00347404
First flight: 1970
Total airframe hrs:24967
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sverdlovsk Airport (SVX) (   Russia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport (SVX/USSS), Russia
Destination airport:Kharkov Airport (HRK/UKHH), Ukraine
The Antonov departed Sverdlovsk (now Ekaterinburg) but had to return to the airport, because the nos. 3 and 4 engines were jammed at takeoff power due to broken control runs. The aircraft bounced, veered off the runway, caught fire and burnt out.

Forced landing on runway

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Distance from Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport to Kharkov Airport as the crow flies is 1769 km (1106 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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