Narrative:The Antonov departed Turukhansk AB (UOTT) at 09:09 and continued VFR in IMC weather. The aircraft flew into a 410 m high hill, 15 m below the summit.
VFR flight in IMC
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain
|Date:||Thursday 18 September 1975|
|Operating for:||Soviet Air Force|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||72 km (45 mls) NW of Turukhansk (UOTT) ( Russia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Turukhansk Airport (THX/UOTT), Russia|
» Michael Roch
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.