ASN Aircraft accident Ilyushin Il-12 CCCP-01426 Irkutsk Airport (IKT)
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Date:Sunday 29 November 1959
Type:Ilyushin Il-12
Operator:Aeroflot, East Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-01426
MSN: 30257
First flight: 1948
Total airframe hrs:9169
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Irkutsk Airport (IKT) (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Kirensk Airport (KCK/UIKK), Russia
Destination airport:Irkutsk Airport (IKT/UIII), Russia
On the leg from Kirensk to Irkutsk of a cargo flight from Mama to Irkutsk the crew tried to land in below-minima weather conditions. The flight deviated from the extended centre-line of the runway to the right and touched down on the grass. On touch-down the captain realised the mistake and tried to turn left but the left wing touched the ground, the aircraft hit two trenches and the cockpit was destroyed.




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Distance from Kirensk Airport to Irkutsk Airport as the crow flies is 650 km (406 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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