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Last updated: 23 February 2020
Date:Sunday 2 December 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-76TD
Operator:Federal Border Guard Aviation Command
Registration: RA-76839
C/n / msn: 1023411375
First flight: 1992
Crew:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Novaya Inya (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Bratsk Airport (BTK/UIBB), Russia
Destination airport:Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport (PKC/UHPP), Russia
An in-flight fire was reported at FL290. The freighter then disappeared off radar screens and was found to have crashed.

Inflight fire
Loss of control

» Soviet Transports
» RIA Novosti


photo of Ilyushin-Il-76TD-RA-76839
accident date: 02-12-2001
type: Ilyushin Il-76TD
registration: RA-76839

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 Bratsk Airport to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport as the crow flies is 3527 km (2204 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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Ilyushin Il-76

  • 938+ built
  • 44th loss
  • 22nd fatal accident
  • 7th worst accident (at the time)
  • 11th worst accident (currently)
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