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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Date:Friday 10 February 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN70 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 70
Operator:Antonov Design Bureau
Registration: UR-
C/n / msn: 0101
First flight: 1994-12-16 (2 months)
Total airframe hrs:3
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Gostomel (   Ukraine)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Departure airport:Kiev-Gostomel Airport (GML/UKKM), Ukraine
Destination airport:Kiev-Gostomel Airport (GML/UKKM), Ukraine
The Antonov 70 prototype took off from Gostomel with an Antonov 72 as its chase-plane. Whilst flying at 3200 m the An-70 lost altitude causing the tail to collide with the An-72's fuselage and its propfan. The An-70 crashed.

Mid air collision
Loss of control

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