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Last updated: 23 April 2019
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 1 November 2009
Time:08:49
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-76MD
Operator:Russian Ministry of Interior
Registration: RF-76801
C/n / msn: 0093495866
First flight: 1989
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1,5 km (0.9 mls) from Mirny Airport (MJZ) (   Russia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Mirny Airport (MJZ/UERR), Russia
Destination airport:Irkutsk Airport (IKT/UIII), Russia
Narrative:
An Ilyushin 76 transport plane, owned by the Russian Ministry of Interior, was destroyed when it crashed immediately after takeoff from Mirny Airport (MJZ), Russia. The flight took off from runway 24 at Mirny on a positioning flight to Irkutsk Airport (IKT). News reports indicate that the airplane climbed to a height of 20-30 metres. It banked right and crashed about 1,5 km from the runway.
Unconfirmed reports indicate RF-76801 was the airplane involved in the accident.
Weather reported about the time of the accident (23:49 UTC) was:
UERR 312330Z 22005MPS CAVOK M24/M26 Q1030 NOSIG RMK QFE741 24450245= [Wind 220 degrees at 10 knots; temperature -24 deg C; ceiling unlimited, QNH 1030 mb]

Sources:
» RIA Novosti
» Ministry of Emergency Situations (MChS) of Russia


Photos

photo of Ilyushin-Il-76MD-RF-76801
accident date: 01-11-2009
type: Ilyushin Il-76MD
registration: RF-76801
photo of Ilyushin-Il-76MD-RF-76801
accident date: 01-11-2009
type: Ilyushin Il-76MD
registration: RF-76801
photo of Ilyushin-Il-76MD-RF-76801
accident date: 01-11-2009
type: Ilyushin Il-76MD
registration: RF-76801
photo of Ilyushin-Il-76MD-RF-76801
accident date: 01-11-2009
type: Ilyushin Il-76MD
registration: RF-76801
photo of Ilyushin-Il-76MD-RF-76801
accident date: 01-11-2009
type: Ilyushin Il-76MD
registration: RF-76801
photo of Ilyushin-Il-76MD-RF-76801
accident date: 01-11-2009
type: Ilyushin Il-76MD
registration: RF-76801
photo of Ilyushin-Il-76MD-RF-76801
accident date: 01-11-2009
type: Ilyushin Il-76MD
registration: RF-76801
photo of Ilyushin-Il-76MD-RF-76801
accident date: 01-11-2009
type: Ilyushin Il-76MD
registration: RF-76801
 

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Map
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 Mirny Airport to Irkutsk Airport as the crow flies is 1267 km (792 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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