Narrative:The Antonov 24B sustained substantial damage in a takeoff accident at Kherson Airport (KHE), Ukraine. During takeoff the flight engineer prematurely retracted the undercarriage. The main gear partially retracted as the airplane sank back, contacting the runway with the fuselage. The speed increased to 190 km/h until power was cut, eight seconds after the aircraft touched the runway. The aircraft finally came to rest at a distance of 1670 m from the beginning of the runway.
Premature gear retraction on take-off
|Date:||Sunday 17 July 1994|
|C/n / msn:|| 87304810|
|First flight:|| 1968|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 32 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Kherson Airport (KHE) ( Ukraine)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Kherson Airport (KHE), Ukraine|
|Destination airport:||Moskva-Bykovo Airport (BKA), Russia|
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Distance from Kherson Airport to Moskva-Bykovo Airport as the crow flies is 1059 km (662 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.