Accident description
Last updated: 30 August 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 24 April 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 12B
Operator:Aeroflot, International Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-11107
C/n / msn: 01347809
First flight: 1971
Total airframe hrs:20359
Cycles:6710
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Novyj Urengoj Airport (NUX) (   Russia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Novy Urengoy Airport (NUX/USMU), Russia
Destination airport:Syktyvkar Airport (SCW/UUYY), Russia
Narrative:
Just prior to commencing takeoff the crew forgot to lock the nosewheels to neutral. The Antonov ran off the side of the runway and hit an elevated taxiway which sheared off the landing gear. The fuel tanks ruptured, causing the plane to catch fire.

Sources:
» airdisaster.ru
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Novy Urengoy Airport to Syktyvkar Airport as the crow flies is 1328 km (830 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.
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