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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46141
Last updated: 26 September 2020
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Date:27-JUL-2002
Time:13:52 MSK
Type:Silhouette image of generic SU27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sukhoi Su-27UB
Owner/operator:Ukrainian Air Force
Registration: 42
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:77
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Lviv-Snilow Airport (LWO) -   Ukraine
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Lviv-Snilow Airport (LWO)
Destination airport:Lviv-Snilow Airport (LWO)
Narrative:
During an air show at the Lviv-Snilow Airport, Ukraine, a Ukraine Air Force Sukhoi Su-27UB was performing low-altitude manoeuvres. The aircraft hit touched a parked Ilyushin Il-76 (UR-76717) before crashing in flames into the audience, killing 77. Both pilots of the Su-27 ejected and survived.
The Ilyushin sustained damage to the nose and was withdrawn from use. It was broken up in January 2012.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20170723051116/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/AEROBATIC/AEROBATIC.htm

Air Forces Monthly SEP 2002, p2
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukraine_airshow_disaster


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Nov-2008 13:23 harro Added
29-May-2009 09:50 Joe D Updated
06-Aug-2009 05:50 Anon. Updated
25-Jul-2010 11:02 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Jul-2011 07:43 gerard57 Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Apr-2013 10:01 marko Updated [Registration, Narrative]
22-Aug-2015 17:50 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Jan-2019 20:53 xtrasymphony Updated [Location, Narrative]
03-Jan-2019 20:54 xtrasymphony Updated [Location, Narrative]
04-Jan-2019 07:30 xtrasymphony Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
29-Mar-2020 18:16 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]

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