Narrative:An inflight fire shortly after takeoff forced the crew to return to the airport for an emergency landing. The airplane descended fast, crashing into a forest at a distance of 3400 m from the runway and 480 meters to the left of the extended centreline.
|Date:||Thursday 8 July 1993|
|Operator:||Russian Air Force|
|C/n / msn:|| 093417518|
|First flight:|| 1979|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||3,4 km (2.1 mls) from Pskov Airport (PKV) (Russia)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Pskov Airport (PKV), Russia|
|Destination airport:||Pskov Airport (PKV), Russia|
The fire in the aft cabin led to an explosion of ammunition. The result was the destruction of the elevator rod and the loss of longitudinal control. The cause of the fire has not been established.
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» Flight International 6-12/4/93(36)
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Distance from Pskov Airport to Pskov Airport as the crow flies is NAN km (NAN miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.