Narrative:A jammed rudder and elevator caused the pilot to abort the takeoff at lift-off. The aircraft overran runway 25L, collided with obstacles and caught fire.
|Date:||Saturday 17 June 1989|
|C/n / msn:|| 2850324|
|First flight:|| 1988|
|Engines:|| 4 Soloviev D-30KU|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 103|
|Total:||Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 113 |
|Ground casualties:||Fatalities: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF) ( Germany)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF/EDDB), Germany|
|Destination airport:||Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE), Russia|
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» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/89 (#36)
Follow-up / safety actions
Temporary grounding of all Interflug Ilyushin 62 aircraft. Nine of Interflug's 11 remaining IL-62 aircraft had been cleared the day after the accident.
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 Berlin-Schönefeld Airport to Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport as the crow flies is 1585 km (991 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.