Narrative:Air traffic control instructed to make a procedure left turn after takeoff instead of a right turn. The airplane flew towards mountainous terrain and struck Mount Medvezhonok 10 metres below the summit.
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain
|Date:||Thursday 15 August 1991|
|Operator:||Soviet Air Force|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Total:||Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||near Petrel, Sakhalin Oblast ( Russia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Petrel-Burevestnik Airport (BVV/UHSB), Russia|
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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.