ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-12BP RA-12981 Sredny Island
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Friday 11 April 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12BP
Operator:Zapolyarye Airlines
Registration: RA-12981
MSN: 00347104
First flight: 1970
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sredny Island (   Russia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Salekhard Airport (SLY/USDD), Russia
Destination airport:Sredny Island, Russia
The Antonov 12 transport plane was used to fly supplies to the floating station "The North Pole - 1/32". Weather conditions were below landing minima for the airport. The approach was continued, but the plane crash-landed 650 m short of the runway.

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