Vliegtuigongeval op 23 AUG 1993 met Antonov An-12 registration unknown - Krasnoslobodsk, Volgograd region
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Datum:maandag 23 augustus 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Russian Air Force
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Krasnoslobodsk, Volgograd region (   Rusland)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Engels Air Force Base, Rusland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Astrakhan-Privolzhskiy Air Base, Rusland
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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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Engels Air Force Base en Astrakhan-Privolzhskiy Air Base bedraagt 574 km (359 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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