Accident description
Last updated: 29 August 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 9 May 1974
Type:Ilyushin 18V
Operator:Aeroflot, Uralsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-75425
C/n / msn: 181003403
First flight: 1961
Total airframe hrs:19767
Cycles:8373
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20K
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ivano-Frankovsk Airport (IFO) (   Ukraine) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Ivano-Frankovsk Airport (IFO/UKLI), Ukraine
Narrative:
The pilot mistakenly landed on an airstrip only 500 m long used by agricultural aircraft. The Ilyushin overran into a ravine and broke in two. Visibility at the time was limited to 2000 m horizontal and 900 m vertical.
The Il-18 operated on a flight from Sverdlovsk to Ivano-Frankovsk, possibly with an en route stop. The original destination for the flight was Lvov, but this airport was closed because of reconstruction of the runway. Flight were then rerouted to Ivano-Frankovsk. The crew had never flown to Ivano-Frankovsk.


Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» airdisaster.ru


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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.
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