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Last updated: 26 July 2021
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Date:Tuesday 6 July 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26B-100
Operator:Kamchatka Aviation Enterprise
Registration: RA-26085
MSN: 12310
First flight: 1982
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 22 / Occupants: 22
Total:Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 28
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3,8 km (2.4 mls) from Palana Airport (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport (PKC/UHPP), Russia
Destination airport:Palana Airport (UHPL), Russia
Flightnumber:PTK251
Narrative:
An Antonov An-26, operated by the Kamchatka Aviation Enterprise, crashed while on approach to Palana Airport on the Kamchatka peninsula, Russia. The aircraft impacted the top of a cliff. Debris fell down into the sea.

Sources:
» tass.ru


Photos

photo of Antonov-An-26B-100-RA-26085
accident date: 06-07-2021
type: Antonov An-26B-100
registration: RA-26085
photo of Antonov-An-26B-100-RA-26085
accident date: 06-07-2021
type: Antonov An-26B-100
registration: RA-26085
 

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 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport to Palana Airport as the crow flies is 659 km (412 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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Antonov An-26

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