Accident Ilyushin Il-18D VN-1590,
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Date:Tuesday 24 January 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ilyushin Il-18D
Owner/operator:Vietnam Civil Aviation
Registration: VN-1590
MSN: 186008804
Year of manufacture:1966
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region -   China
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Hanoi-Noi Bai International Airport (HAN/VVNB)
Destination airport:Nanning Wuxu International Airport (NNG/ZGNN)
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
Left main gear of the Ilyushin Il-18 collapsed after touchdown, causing the aircraft to slid off runway. All seven crew members and ten passengers evacuated to safety before the Il-18 was incinerated by post-accident fire.

Chinese and Vietnamese investigators concluded that the Il-18 was overloaded above its maximum landing weight.
(Particulars of this accident, including date and location, have been erroneously recorded in the Soviet Transport online database.)


Xu, G. 2017. The Vietnamese Il-18 that crashed in China. Aerospace Knowledge, 2017(12): 70-71. (in Chinese)
Soviet Transports

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16-May-2024 08:54 RDV Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative, Category]

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