Loss of control Accident Antonov An-22 RA-09331, Tuesday 18 January 1994
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Date:Tuesday 18 January 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-22
Owner/operator:Russian Air Force
Registration: RA-09331
MSN: 02340408
Year of manufacture:1972
Engine model:Kuznetsov NK-12MA
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:17 km SW of Tver-Migalovo Airport (KLD) -   Russia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Tver-Migalovo Airport (KLD/UUEM)
Destination airport:Rostov Airport (ROV/URRR)
A forced landing was carried out due to control difficulties following takeoff. The aircraft banked to the right, struck trees and crashed 7 minutes after takeoff near Antonovo.

According to an investigation committee, the accident was caused by the failure of an aileron control rod. Representatives from Antonov disagreed, stating icing caused the loss of control.


Scramble 260
Scramble 271
Air Safety Week 31 January 1994 (p. 3)
Flight International 16-22 August 1995 (p.38)
Scramble 177


  • 63rd worst accident in 1994
  • 5th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 4th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time



photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG); June 1985

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