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Last updated: 19 July 2019
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Date:Thursday 19 February 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Stadnitsa (   Ukraine)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Vinnitsa Airport (VIN/UKWW), Ukraine
Narrative:
The flight crew attempted to land in below-minima weather conditions with low clouds and fog. The aircraft had to go around twice. On the third approach the pilot decided too late to go around again and the right wing collided with a tree top. The right engine was damaged and failed, causing the aircraft to lose speed. It stalled at a height of some 150 metres and crashed in a field near Stadnitsa.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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