Accident Antonov An-12BP CCCP-11875,
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Date:Saturday 8 July 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-12BP
Owner/operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: CCCP-11875
MSN: 7345006
Engine model:Ivchenko AI-20M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 31 / Occupants: 34
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Cam Ranh Airport -   Vietnam
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Cam Ranh Airport (CXR/VVCR)
Destination airport:Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The ELINT aircraft operated on a flight from Cam Ranh to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. On landing in below minima weather conditions the aircraft deviated from the glide path and touched the ground 114 metres before the runway threshold, ripping off the right main gear and damaging the right outer wing, propeller no.4 and both hydraulics systems. The crew discontinued the landing and decided to return to Cam Ranh. On landing at Cam Ranh the crew feathered engine no. 1. The aircraft veered to the left, touched down late, veered off the runway, hit obstacles, broke up and caught fire.


Soviet Transports
Aviation Letter 274
Scramble 253


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