Accident Ilyushin Il-18D VN-1590,
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Date:Tuesday 24 January 1967
Time:07:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ilyushin Il-18D
Owner/operator:Vietnam Civil Aviation
Registration: VN-1590
MSN: 186008804
Year of manufacture:1966
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region -   China
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Hanoi-Noi Bai International Airport (HAN/VVNB)
Destination airport:Nanning Wuxu International Airport (NNG/ZGNN)
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
Narrative:
Left main gear of the Ilyushin Il-18 collapsed after touchdown, causing the aircraft to slid off runway. All seven crew members and ten passengers evacuated to safety before the Il-18 was incinerated by post-accident fire.

Chinese and Vietnamese investigators concluded that the Il-18 was overloaded above its maximum landing weight.
(Particulars of this accident, including date and location, have been erroneously recorded in the Soviet Transport online database.)

Sources:

Xu, G. 2017. The Vietnamese Il-18 that crashed in China. Aerospace Knowledge, 2017(12): 70-71. (in Chinese)
Soviet Transports

Revision history:

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16-May-2024 08:54 RDV Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative, Category]

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