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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 16 February 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin 14M
Operator:Aeroflot, Komi Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-52058
C/n / msn: 7343609
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 28
Total:Fatalities: 35 / Occupants: 35
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:70 km (43.8 mls) N of Pechora (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Vorkuta Airport (VKT/UUYW), Russia
Destination airport:Syktyvkar Airport (SCW/UUYY), Russia
Narrative:
About one hour into a flight from Vorkuta to Syktyvkar, Russia the right engine failed. Cylinder no. 5 broke and a fire erupted. The fire could not be extinguished. The crew attempted to divert to Pechora but did not make it. The burning engine fell off. The airplane rolled left and fell into a forest.

Classification:

Loss of control

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Distance from Vorkuta Airport to Syktyvkar Airport as the crow flies is 893 km (558 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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