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Accident description
Last updated: 20 August 2017
Date:Saturday 31 December 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin 76TD
Registration: EW-76836
C/n / msn: 1013409305
First flight: 1991
Total airframe hrs:1275
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sarajevo Airport (SJJ) (   Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Luxembourg-Findel Airport (LUX/ELLX), Luxembourg
Destination airport:Sarajevo Airport (SJJ/LQSA), Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Ilyushin 76TD cargo plane sustained substantial damage in a runway overrun accident at Sarajevo Airport (SJJ). Weather was poor with strong winds and rain.
The aircraft approached high to avoid possible AA fire in the area and landed long. It failed to stop on the remaining runway and overran. The aircraft impacted a dune beyond the runway and, causing serious damage to the nose and nose landing gear.

Runway excursion

» Soviet Transports
» Scramble 190(42)
» SFOR Informer Edition 114


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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 Luxembourg-Findel Airport to Sarajevo Airport as the crow flies is 1116 km (698 miles).

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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