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Last updated: 19 March 2019
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Date:Wednesday 19 July 1989
Time:11:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26
Operator:Aeroflot, Yakutsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-26685
C/n / msn: 8805
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Talovrow Island (   Russia)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Survey/research
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Pevek Airport (PWE/UHMP), Russia
Narrative:
The Antonov was on an ice observation flight over the East Siberian Sea to guide ships when the left wing struck coastal cliffs. The aircraft was on a flight from Cape Schmidt.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/89 (#39)


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