Developing story -
the information presented here is preliminary and may change rapidly.
Narrative:After an unauthorised landing on a river-bed in the Chita region, the crew attempted to take off. The flaps were selected on a position for landing instead of takeoff. The Antonov became airborne, but failed to gain height. It hit a rock with the left main gear and nosed over into the river.
|C/n / msn:|| |
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|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Repaired|
|Location:||Chita region (Russia)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.