Narrative:The airplane sustained substantial damage when it was hit by a hail storm while on approach to Simferopol Airport (SIP), Ukraine. The Boeing 737-59D was consequently withdrawn from use. The engines were removed and the airplane was stored at Simferopol were it was last seen in August 2011.
|Date:||Saturday 27 June 2009|
|C/n / msn:|| 24695/1872|
|First flight:|| 1990-06-01 (19 years 1 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 CFMI CFM56-3C1|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Simferopol Airport (SIP) ( Ukraine)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE), Russia|
|Destination airport:||Simferopol Airport (SIP/UKFF), Ukraine|
The date of the incident has not been confirmed. The airplane was seen active on May 13, 2009 so the incident must have occurred after that date.
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 Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport to Simferopol Airport as the crow flies is 1229 km (768 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.