Accident description
Last updated: 23 April 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 26 February 1960
Time:16:57
Type:Antonov 10A
Operator:Aeroflot / Ukraine
Registration: CCCP-11180
C/n / msn: 9401801
First flight: 1959
Total airframe hrs:109
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 24 / Occupants: 25
Total:Fatalities: 32 / Occupants: 33
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1,4 km (0.9 mls) from Lvov-Snilow Airport (LWO) (   Ukraine) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kiev-Zhulhyany Airport (IEV/UKKK), Ukraine
Destination airport:Lvov-Snilow Airport (LWO/UKLL), Ukraine
Flightnumber: 315
Narrative:
The An-10 lost control at from a height of 100 metres when the flaps were selected down to 45 degrees on finals. It crashed in swampy terrain 1,400 metres before the runway threshold of Lvov-Snilow Airport (LWO). One passenger survived the accident.
It appeared that the stabilizer had been covered with ice.


As a result of this accident, the An-12 flight manual was changed, e.g. limiting the extension of flaps under conditions of icing to 15 degrees.

Events:


Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» airdisaster.ru


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Distance from Kiev-Zhulhyany Airport to Lvov-Snilow Airport as the crow flies is 464 km (290 miles).

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.
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