Narrative:A Let L-410 skydiving plane was damaged beyond repair in an accident at Borodyanka, Ukraine. Five people were killed. Fifteen occupants survived.
|Date:||Sunday 10 June 2012|
|Operator:||Ukrainska Shkola Pilotov|
|C/n / msn:|| 810721|
|First flight:|| 1981|
|Engines:|| 2 Walter M-601D|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 18|
|Total:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 20 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Borodyanka Airfield (UKKB), Ukraine|
|Destination airport:||Borodyanka Airfield (UKKB), Ukraine|
The airplane, carrying 18 skydivers and two crew members, crashed into a field. It was reportedly returning to the airfield because of an approaching rainstorm. It is assumed that the plane was caught in a downdraft some 2 km short of the runway.
The skydiving flight was organized by The Para-Skuf accociation.
» Ukraine Ministry of Emergencies
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Distance from Borodyanka Airfield to Borodyanka Airfield as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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.