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Last updated: 28 January 2020
Date:Thursday 25 February 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL62 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-62
Operator:Ilyushin Design Bureau
Registration: CCCP-06156
C/n / msn: 30001
First flight: 1963
Engines: 4 Lyul'ka R-7PB
Crew:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 17
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Moskva-Zhukovsky Airport (   Russia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Tashkent Airport (TAS/UTTT), Uzbekistan
An Ilyushin 62 jetliner was destroyed when it crashed on takeoff from Moscow's Ramenskoye Airport. Ten of the seventeen crew members were killed.
The airplane involved in the accident was the Ilyushin 62 prototype which first flew on January 2, 1963.
At the time of the accident it was departing on a test flight to Tashkent and Ashgabat. Takeoff was made at maximum takeoff gross weight.
On takeoff the nose pitched up to a high angle of attack and the airspeed dropped. The airplane climbed to 3-4 meters and then collided with a concrete fence. It impacted the ground and burst into flames.

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