Vliegtuigongeval op 26 JUN 1991 met Antonov An-26 registration unknown - Kiev-Borispol Airport (KBP)
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Datum:donderdag 26 september 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Soviet Air Force
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer: 1704
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 8
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 9
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:1,5 km (0.9 mijl) van Kiev-Borispol Airport (KBP) (   Oekraïne)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Krasnodar Airport (KRR/URKK), Rusland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Kiev-Borispol Airport (KBP/UKBB), Oekraïne
The An-26 was loaded with a cargo of fruit and vegetables. On the crews initiatives some boxes of tomatoes were added to the cargo, causing the weight to exceed the maximum takeoff weight. Some fuel was removed to reduce weight.
En route to Kiev there was a strong headwind.
The crew initially requested a landing in Dnipropetrovsk, but then decided to proceed to Kiev as planned. Since the flight was low on fuel, ATC proposed a direct approach to runway 36R, but the crew preferred to carry out an approach to runway 18L.
The flaps and landing gear were released early. On final approach both engines lost power. A forced landing was carried out, during which the right hand main landing gear broke.

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Krasnodar Airport en Kiev-Borispol Airport bedraagt 849 km (531 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.
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