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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 6 December 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 12PL
Operator:Aeroflot / Polar
Registration: CCCP-11381
C/n / msn: 402807
First flight: 1965
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:13 km (8.1 mls) from Khatanga (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Syktyvkar Airport (SCW/UUYY), Russia
Destination airport:Khatanga (UOHH), Russia
Narrative:
Crashed 13 km short of the runway at Khatanga due to heavy icing.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Syktyvkar Airport to Khatanga as the crow flies is 2413 km (1508 miles).

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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