Descripción del Accidente ASN 23 AUG 1993 Antonov An-12 registration unknown - Krasnoslobodsk, Volgograd region
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Fecha:lunes 23 agosto 1993
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12
Operador:Russian Air Force
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Krasnoslobodsk, Volgograd region (   Rusia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Engels Air Force Base, Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Astrakhan-Privolzhskiy Air Base, Rusia
Some 40 minutes after takeoff from Engels Air Force Base there was a partial failure of the electrical system. At an altitude of 4800 m engines number 2 and 3 failed. The crew began an emergency descent for landing at the nearest airfield which was Gurmak. Descending through 1700 m engine number 1 failed. The crew decided to carry out a forced landing. It collided with a tree, crashed and burned.
Cause of the accident was a short circuit in the DC power distribution network, which caused the destruction of the wire insulation of the automatic prop feathering controls.

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Distance from Engels Air Force Base to Astrakhan-Privolzhskiy Air Base as the crow flies is 574 km (359 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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