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Accident description
Last updated: 24 July 2016
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Date:Monday 17 February 1986
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin 14M
Operator:Aeroflot, Central Region Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-41816
C/n / msn: 147001603
First flight: 1957
Total airframe hrs:32094
Cycles:18078
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Philippi Glacier (   Antarctica)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Molodezhnaya Ice Station, Antarctica
Destination airport:Mirny Ice Station, Antarctica
Narrative:
Unexpectedly strong headwind caused the aircraft to run out of fuel. The Ilyushin crashed into a glacier slope in whiteout conditions while attempting an emergency landing. All occupants were killed.

Classification:
Low visibility
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
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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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