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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Date:Wednesday 11 November 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 22A
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: CCCP-09303
C/n / msn: 053483299
First flight: 1975
Engines: 4 Kuznetsov NK-12MA
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 26 / Occupants: 26
Total:Fatalities: 33 / Occupants: 33
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Tver-Migalovo Airport (KLD) (   Russia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Tver-Migalovo Airport (KLD/UUEM), Russia
Destination airport:Yerevan Airport (EVN/UDYZ), Armenia
Narrative:
The An-22 cargo plane lost height shortly after takeoff from Tver-Migalovo Airport, Russia, when the flight crew raised the flaps. The pilot pulled on the control, causing the aircraft to stall. The airplane impacted the ground. It appeared to have been overloaded by 20 tons.

Classification:
Overloaded
Loss of control

Sources:
» Aviation.ru
» Scramble 164
» Soviet Transports
» vta81vtap.narod.ru


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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 Tver-Migalovo Airport to Yerevan Airport as the crow flies is 1942 km (1214 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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Antonov An-22

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  • 7th loss
  • 5th fatal accident
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