Narrative:The Antonov was damaged beyond repair when it ran off the snow-covered runway at Magadan because the captain had failed to correctly align the aircraft for takeoff.
|Date:||Tuesday 2 April 1963|
|Operator:||Aeroflot / Polar|
|C/n / msn:|| 2400504|
|First flight:|| 1962|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Magadan Airport (GDX) ( Russia)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||Magadan Airport (GDX/UHMM), Russia|
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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.