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Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:Thursday 8 August 1968
Type:Antonov An-10A
Operator:Aeroflot, East Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-11172
C/n / msn: 9401602
First flight: 1959
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20K
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mirny Airport (MJZ) (   Russia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Irkutsk Airport (IKT/UIII), Russia
Destination airport:Mirny Airport (MJZ/UERR), Russia
Narrative:
The Antonov 10A sustained irreparable damage in a landing accident at Mirny Airport. As the undercarriage was selected down during the approach, the left hand main gear fell away. The crew decided to make a forced landing on a dirt strip at the airport. After touchdown the airplane swerved to the left, hitting a vehicle.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» airdisaster.ru


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Distance from Irkutsk Airport to Mirny Airport as the crow flies is 1267 km (792 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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