Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Flight 9064

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Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Flight 9064
Occurrence summary
Date 1 December 2001
Summary In-flight fire
Site Novaya Inya, Russia
Passengers 9
Crew 9
Injuries (non-fatal) 18
Fatalities 18
Survivors 0
Aircraft type Ilyushin Il-76TD
Operator Border Guard Service of Russia for the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation
Registration RA-76839
Flight origin Bratsk Airport, Russia
Destination Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport, Russia

Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Flight 9064 was a military flight from Bratsk Airport to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport with 9 passengers and 9 crew aboard.

The aircraft[edit]

The airplane was an Ilyushin Il-76TD operated by the Border Guard Service of Russia for the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation that formerly was operated by Aeroflot to carry cargo. The aircraft's registration number was RA-76839.

The crash[edit]

As Flight 9064 was at 29,000 feet, a small fire started on the right wing of the aircraft. The flight crew declared intentions to perform an emergency landing. But as the pilots tried to land, the fire on the wing got worse. The plane descended rapidly and ended up hitting trees, causing it to break into multiple pieces as it crashed. The accident killed all 18 passengers and crew. The crash site was at Novaya Inya, Russia.

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