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Last updated: 12 July 2020
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Datum:Montag 7 Januar 1974
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-12BP
Fluggesellschaft:Soviet Air Force
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
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Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 26 / Insassen: 31
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Vitebsk Airport (VTB) (   Russland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Pskov Airport (PKV/ULOO), Russland
Flug nach:Vitebsk Airport (VTB/UMII), Weißrussland
Unfallbericht:
The An-12 was carrying officers to an exercise at Vitebsk. During the flight, the aircraft suffered from icing. The crew did not appropriately use the de-icing system, causing ice to accumulate on the flight surfaces of the aircraft. On final approach the aircraft stalled crashed in a field. The aircraft hit a high-voltage power line and caught fire.

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Distance from Pskov Airport to Vitebsk Airport as the crow flies is 317 km (198 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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Antonov An-12

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