Accident Antonov An-70 UR--,
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Date:Friday 10 February 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN70 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-70
Owner/operator:Antonov Design Bureau
Registration: UR--
MSN: 0101
Year of manufacture:1994
Total airframe hrs:3 hours
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Gostomel -   Ukraine
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Kiev-Gostomel Airport (GML/UKKM)
Destination airport:Kiev-Gostomel Airport (GML/UKKM)
The Antonov 70 prototype took off from Gostomel with an Antonov 72 as its chase-plane. Whilst flying at 3200 m the An-70 lost altitude causing the tail to collide with the An-72's fuselage and its propfan. The An-70 crashed.


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