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Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:Saturday 6 July 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24T
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Sinitsyno, Atkarsky district, Saratov Oblast (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Th An-24T operated on a local training flight out of the temporary Sinitsyno Airfield when it suffered a bird strike on final approach. The engine failed, but the propeller could not be feathered. The aircraft banked, lost height and crashed before the runway threshold.

Classification:
Bird strike
Loss of control

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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