Narrative:The aircraft, reportedly equipped for navaids calibration, took off from Kiev-Zhulhyany Airport. Shortly after takeoff the nr. 2 engine caught fire. The fire spread, causing a catastrophic failure of the starboard wing. Control was lost and the airplane crashed.
|Date:||Thursday 5 December 2013|
|Operator:||Aeroflot / Ukraine|
|C/n / msn:|| 147001425|
|First flight:|| 1957|
|Total airframe hrs:||19892|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||10,8 km (6.8 mls) SE of Kiev-Zhulhyany Airport (IEV) (Ukraine)
|Phase:|| Maneuvering (MNV)|
|Departure airport:||Kiev-Zhulhyany Airport (IEV/UKKK), Ukraine|
|Destination airport:||Donetsk Airport (DOK/UKCC), Ukraine|
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Distance from Kiev-Zhulhyany Airport to Donetsk Airport as the crow flies is 584 km (365 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.