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Accident description
Last updated: 7 October 2015
Date:Thursday 4 August 1994
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: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 41 / Occupants: 41
Total:Fatalities: 47 / Occupants: 47
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Bada Air Base (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Chita Airport (HTA/UIAA), Russia
Destination airport:Bada AB, Russia
Struck a hillside in poor weather.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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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 Chita Airport to Bada AB as the crow flies is 243 km (152 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.
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Antonov 12

  • 118th loss
  • 1243 built
  • 7th worst accident
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