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Last updated: 19 April 2018
Datum:Dienstag 19 April 1977
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow 24
Fluggesellschaft:Soviet Air Force
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 21
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Moe (   Estland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Pärnu Airport (EEPU), Estland
Flug nach:Tapa Airport (EETA), Estland
The Antonov 24 was carrying Sukhoi Su-9 pilots from the PVO fighter regiment at Tapa. On finals, the airplane flew too low in bad visibility caused by snow flurry. The wing collided with the chimney of a spirit factory. The aircraft made half a roll, crashed and burnt out.

» Michael Roch (e-mail 19-06-2006)


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Pärnu Airport to Tapa Airport as the crow flies is 124 km (77 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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