Narrative:An Ilyushin 62 jetliner was destroyed when it crashed on takeoff from Moscow's Ramenskoye Airport. Ten of the seventeen crew members were killed.
|Date:||Thursday 25 February 1965|
|Operator:||Ilyushin Design Bureau|
|C/n / msn:|| 30001|
|First flight:|| 1963|
|Engines:|| 4 Lyul'ka R-7PB|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 17|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 17 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Moskva-Zhukovsky Airport (Russia)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||Moskva-Zhukovsky (Ramenskoye) Airport (UUBW), Russia|
|Destination airport:||Tashkent Airport (TAS/UTTT), Uzbekistan|
The airplane involved in the accident was the Ilyushin 62 prototype which first flew on January 2, 1963.
At the time of the accident it was departing on a test flight to Tashkent and Ashgabat. Takeoff was made at maximum takeoff gross weight.
On takeoff the nose pitched up to a high angle of attack and the airspeed dropped. The airplane climbed to 3-4 meters and then collided with a concrete fence. It impacted the ground and burst into flames.
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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.