Other Ilyushin Il-86 RA-86119, Tuesday 8 March 1994
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Date:Tuesday 8 March 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ilyushin Il-86
Owner/operator:Aeroflot Russian International Airlines
Registration: RA-86119
MSN: 51483209087
Year of manufacture:1989
Engine model:Kuznetsov NK-86
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) -   India
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
A Sahara India Airlines Boeing 737, VT-SIA, was engaged in a training flight with an instructor and 3 trainee pilots. Five circuits and landings were completed uneventfully. During the sixth touch-and-go exercise, after the take off from runway 28, the aircraft had climbed to 400-500 feet when it banked left and crashed at the International Terminal Apron. The wreckage of aircraft hit an Aeroflot Ilyushin 86 aircraft parked on Bay No. 45 as a result of which it also caught fire. Two Aeroflot employees, a Russian ground engineer and an airport worker were killed inside the Il-86. One employee of an airport oil company was killed on the tarmac.
The Ilyushin 86, RA-86119, had made an unscheduled diversion to Delhi due to technical problems. The airplane had been repaired and fully fuelled (52 tons).


Civil aviation aircraft accident summary for the year 1994 (DGAC India)


  • 46th worst accident in 1994
  • 2nd worst accident of this aircraft type
  • worst accident of this aircraft type at the time



photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Frankfurt International Airport (FRA); May 1992

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