Narrative:The Antonov was damaged when it undershot the runway while attempting to land at Ledovaya Baza, an ad hoc ice airfield 53 km north of Graham Bell Island, Franz-Joseph-Land. The aircraft was considered repairable and prepared for recovery. On May 13, as the stripped-down aircraft was being towed, a crack opened in the ice and the aircraft sank.
|Date:||03 MAY 1986|
|Operator:||Aeroflot, Krasnoyarsk Civil Aviation Directorate|
|C/n / msn:|| 9346406|
|First flight:|| 1969|
|Total airframe hrs:||26140|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Ledovaya Baza (Russia)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Ledovaya Baza, Russia|
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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.