Narrative:Shortly after takeoff from Sverdlovsk (now called Ekaterinburg) , an engine caught fire. The propeller could not be feathered. Manoueverability at maximum takeoff weight with propeller causing drag was low. The crew lost control at a height of 200 m and the Il-18 crashed into a plowed field at a 37 degrees right bank and at a speed of 440 km/h.
|Date:||Thursday 16 November 1967|
|Operator:||Aeroflot, International Civil Aviation Directorate|
|C/n / msn:|| 184007002|
|First flight:|| 1964|
|Total airframe hrs:||5326|
|Engines:|| 4 Ivchenko AI-20K|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 99 / Occupants: 99|
|Total:||Fatalities: 107 / Occupants: 107 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||2,9 km (1.8 mls) E of Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport (SVX) (Russia)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport (SVX/USSS), Russia|
|Destination airport:||Tashkent Airport (TAS/UTTT), Uzbekistan|
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Distance from Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport to Tashkent Airport as the crow flies is 1813 km (1133 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.