Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 25 January 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 24RV
Operator:Tarom
Registration: YR-BMD
C/n / msn: 57310202
First flight: 1975
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Constanta (   Romania)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Constanta-Kogalniceanu Airport (CND/LRCK), Romania
Narrative:
The Antonov was on finals, descending through 30-40m when it swerved 40-50deg to the left. The rate of descent reduced and the aircraft then banked 60-70deg to the left and the left wingtip struck the ground.
PROBABLE CAUSE: no. 1 propeller went into ground fine pitch due to a malfunction in the feathering system.


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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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