Crash-aerien 06 JUL 2021 d'un Antonov An-26B-100 RA-26085 - Palana Airport
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Statuts:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:mardi 6 juillet 2021
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26B-100
Compagnie:Kamchatka Aviation Enterprise
Immatriculation: RA-26085
Numéro de série: 12310
Année de Fabrication: 1982
Heures de vol:21492
Moteurs: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Equipage:victimes: 6 / à bord: 6
Passagers:victimes: 22 / à bord: 22
Total:victimes: 28 / à bord: 28
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:3,8 km (2.4 milles) NW of Palana Airport (   Fédération de Russie)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport (PKC/UHPP), Fédération de Russie
Aéroport de destination:Palana Airport (UHPL), Fédération de Russie
Numéro de vol:PTK251
An Antonov An-26, operated by the Kamchatka Aviation Enterprise, struck a cliff while on approach to Palana Airport on the Kamchatka peninsula, Russia.
The aircraft operated on a scheduled service from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Palana. The departure was postponed about two hours due to low visibility conditions at Palana. The flight took off at 12:57 local time. On board were 22 passengers 6 crew members, 383 kg of luggage, 1 kg of cargo and 486 kg of mail. The flight was conducted at FL130.
At 14:03, the Palana weather for 14:00 was transmitted to the flight. The height of the lower boundary of the overcast cloud was 720 m. The minimum cloud height for VFR landing in Palana was 750 m. Wind was 7 m/s, visibility over 10 km, fog in the surrounding mountains, pressure 757, temperature 10°C.
The flight crew planned a VFR circle-to-land approach. They would first overfly the NDB at the airport and then proceed for a VFR approach to runway 11 and continue for a visual teardrop approach to runway 29.
At 14:40 the Palana Tower controller instructed the flight not to descend over the sea. The crew confirmed: "We are not descending at sea." At 14:42:54 the crew reported selecting the airfield pressure at 757 mm Hg and descending to cross the NDB at an altitude of 1200 m.
At 14:44:30 the aircraft crossed the NDB at 1650 m, but the crew reported being at 1200 m at 14:44:40. The controller then cleared the flight for the approach according to procedure 1A and cleared them to descend to 800 m.
This approach procedure stipulated a further descent to manoeuvre at 600 m for the circle-to-land approach. However, the flight deviated from this procedure and descended over sea, below the minimum altitude of 600 m. In conditions of fog the the flight turned towards the airfield and continued until the aircraft struck the top of a cliff about 250 m above sea level. Debris fell down on the shore and into the sea.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: MAK Russia
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number:
Download report: Preliminary report



photo of Antonov-An-26B-100-RA-26085
accident date: 06-07-2021
type: Antonov An-26B-100
registration: RA-26085
photo of Antonov-An-26B-100-RA-26085
accident date: 06-07-2021
type: Antonov An-26B-100
registration: RA-26085
photo of Antonov-An-26B-100-RA-26085
accident date: 06-07-2021
type: Antonov An-26B-100
registration: RA-26085

Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport et Palana Airport est de 659 km (412 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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