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Accident description
Last updated: 3 May 2016
Status:
Date:Friday 10 February 1995
Type: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)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Kiev-Gostomel Airport (GML/UKKM), Ukraine
Destination airport:Kiev-Gostomel Airport (GML/UKKM), Ukraine
Narrative:
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.

Classification:
Mid air collision
Loss of control

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» Flight International 1-7.03.95(5)
» Flight International 22-28.3.95(19)
» Aviation Week & Space Technology 20.2.95(19)
» Flight International 22-28.2.95(18)
» Scramble 190(49)


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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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