ASN Aircraft accident Ilyushin Il-12L CCCP-04249 Mirny
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Status:
Date:Friday 9 January 1959
Type:Ilyushin Il-12L
Operator:GUSMP, Directorate of Polar Aviation
Registration: CCCP-04249
MSN: 30099
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mirny (   Antarctica)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mirny Ice Station, Antarctica
Narrative:
The Il-12 was on its first flight after reassembly in Antarctica when it undershot the runway at Mirny Ice Station. It hit zastrugi close to the threshold of the only partially prepared ice landing strip near Mirny Ice Station. The landing gear collapsed and the airplane suffered structural deformation.

Classification:
Undershoot/overshoot

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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