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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 19 Juli 1989
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-26
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot, Yakutsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Kennzeichen: CCCP-26685
Werknummer: 8805
Baujahr: 1980
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:??Cape Kibera (   Russland)
Flugphase: Manövrieren (MNV)
Flug von:Mys Shmidta Airport (UHMI), Russland
Flug nach:Pevek Airport (PWE/UHMP), Russland
The Antonov was on an ice observation flight over the East Siberian Sea to guide ships when the left wing struck coastal cliffs during a procedural turn that was performed too close to the shore.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Mys Shmidta Airport to Pevek Airport as the crow flies is 403 km (252 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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