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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 217777
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:17-DEC-1998
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A124 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-124-100
Owner/operator:Volga Dnepr Heavylift
Registration: RA-82046
MSN: 9773052255117
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Incident
Location:Gander International Airport, NL (YQX/CYQX) -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Gander International Airport, NL (YQX/CYQX)
Narrative:
The An-124 landed on runway 13 at Gander and slid off the opposite end and came to rest aprx 200 feet from the button of runway 31. The aircraft was embedded to the belly in mud, right engine also embedded and a brief fire in no. 4 engine which was extinguished by the crew before CFR arrived.
Runway Conditions: Temperature 0 degrees. Runway ploughed anbd swept full lenght 170 feet wide down the centreline and this portion was 50 percent thin ice and 50 percent compacted snow.
Area treated 150 feet down centerline. Runway sides 100 percent snow covered 8-10 inches deep. Braking action 0030z.
Weather: 0011z Special Weather Observation. wind 020 degres at 9 knots. Visibility 2 1/2 miles in light freezing rain and mist. Ceiling overcast at 300 feet.

Sources:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/61356098@N03/13387671715/
CADORS 1998A0573


Images:

Photo of RA-82046 courtesy AirHistory.net


Perth (YPPH / PER)
6 March 2021; (c) Kurt Finger

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2018 12:01 gerard57 Added
14-Nov-2018 12:04 gerard57 Updated [Source]
14-Nov-2018 18:29 harro Updated [Date, Cn, Location, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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