Accident Antonov An-12BP , Tuesday 24 August 1982
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Date:Tuesday 24 August 1982
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-12BP
Owner/operator:Soviet Air Force
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Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Chita -   Russia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ukurey Air Base
Destination airport:Ukurey Air Base
Narrative:
The aircraft operated on a training flight from Ukurey at night. Engines no. 1 and 2 flamed out 1 hour 57 minutes into the flight.
The crew tried to divert to Chita, but 16 minutes later engines no. 3 and 4 flamed out as well. All crew members bailed out but one was killed.
Contaminated fuel by water caused the engines to flame out.

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