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Last updated: 16 November 2018
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 26 December 2013
Time:ca 21:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12
Operator:Irkut
Registration: 12162
C/n / msn: 3341509
First flight: 1963
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 1 km NW of Irkutsk-2 Airport (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Novosibirsk-Yeltsovka Airport (UNNE), Russia
Destination airport:Irkutsk-2 Airport (UIIR), Russia
Narrative:
An Antonov 12 cargo plane crashed into a military storage unit near the Batareynaya railway station, Russia. All six crew members and three technicians suffered fatal injuries.
The airplane was carrying 1.5 tons of spare parts for the Irkutsk aircraft factory located at the Irkutsk-2 Airport.

Sources:
» Russian Emergency Situations Ministry
» Lifenews
» Newsru.com

METAR Weather report:
12:00 UTC / 21:00 local time:
UIII 261200Z VRB01MPS 2100 FU BR OVC200 M24/M26 Q1036 NOSIG RMK QFE731/0975 30810360

12:30 UTC / 21:30 local time:
UIII 261230Z 00000MPS 1700 FU BR OVC200 M25/M28 Q1036 NOSIG RMK QFE731/0975 30810360

13:00 UTC / 22:00 local time:
UIII 261300Z 03001MPS 1900 FU BR OVC200 M25/M28 Q1035 NOSIG RMK QFE731/0975 30810360

13:30 UTC / 22:30 local time:
UIII 261330Z 00000MPS 2000 FU BR OVC200 M24/M27 Q1035 NOSIG RMK QFE731/0975 30810360


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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 Novosibirsk-Yeltsovka Airport to Irkutsk-2 Airport as the crow flies is 1409 km (881 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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