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Accident description
Last updated: 26 September 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 13 July 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26
Operator:Russian Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Lyakhovo (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kubinka AFB, Russia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Russian Air Force engineer stole the aircraft at the Kubinka AFB to commit suicide. The pilot kept circling the city at 300-2000 feet altitude. The aircraft crashed when there was no more fuel left.

Sources:
» Flight International 16-22.8.95(40)
» Scramble 184


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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.
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