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Last updated: 17 January 2021
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Date:Monday 7 January 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12A
Operator:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: BL740
C/n / msn: 2401406
First flight:
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20K
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Chennai Airport (MAA) (   India)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chennai Airport (MAA/VOMM), India
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft lost directional control after one engine failed on take off. It hit a culvert and broke up.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» bharat-rakshak.com


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