Accident Ilyushin Il-20 ,
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Date:Thursday 23 August 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ilyushin Il-20
Owner/operator:Soviet Navy
MSN: 173011403
Year of manufacture:1973
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Kacha Air Base -   Ukraine
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Kacha Air Base
Destination airport:Nikolaev Airport (NLV/UKON)
The aircraft failed to lift off the runway during takeoff. The flight crew aborted takeoff but the aircraft could not be stopped on the remaining runway. It veered to the left off the runway and broke up while running over uneven ground. A fire erupted, but all crew escaped unhurt.
It appeared the crew forgot to unlock the rudder before take-off.


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