Incident Sukhoi Su-27 8524, Saturday 6 December 1997
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Date:Saturday 6 December 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic SU27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sukhoi Su-27
Owner/operator:Vietnam Air Force
Registration: 8524
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:1,6 km SE of Irkutsk-2 Airport -   Russia
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Two Vietnam Air Force Sukhoi Su-27 fighter jets were destroyed when being transported to Vietnam in an Antonov 124 transport plane.
The Antonov 124-100 transport plane, RA-82005, was destroyed when it crashed immediately after takeoff from Irkutsk-2 Airport, Russia. The airplane struck houses in a residential area, killing all 23 on board and 45 persons on the ground.


Revision history:

02-Aug-2012 12:32 harro Added
07-Apr-2013 10:01 marko Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]

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