Mid-air collision Accident Mil Mi-8T CCCP-22538, Wednesday 11 February 1976
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Date:Wednesday 11 February 1976
Time:07:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-8T
Registration: CCCP-22538
MSN: 1638
Year of manufacture:1969
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:87 km from Bulun Airport, Yakutsk Region -   Russia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bulun
Destination airport:Siktyah
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
After 42 minutes after takeoff, the helicopter caught fire in the cargo cabin. The crew began an emergency landing. When planting in the smoke and fire helicopters collided with earth and exploded. The crew were thrown from the cab.
The fire broke out in the destruction of the free turbine of the left engine and the destruction of pipelines and fuel oil system.


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Revision history:

27-Nov-2010 11:03 krasatpi Added
16-Mar-2011 16:20 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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