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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 14 July 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 12
Operator:Russian Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 27
Total:Fatalities: 29 / Occupants: 34
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Nakhichevan Airport (NAJ) (   Azerbaijan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nakhichevan Airport (NAJ/UBBN), Azerbaijan
Destination airport:Rostov Airport (ROV/URRR), Russia
Narrative:
Takeoff was aborted at a speed of 230 km/h. The An-12 went off the runway and crashed into a concrete structure. A fire occurred.

Sources:
» Air International
» Scramble 160


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Distance from Nakhichevan Airport to Rostov Airport as the crow flies is 999 km (625 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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