1971 January 31 Surgut Aeroflot Antonov An-12 crash

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1971 January 31 Surgut Aeroflot Antonov An-12 crash
Antonov An-12B, Aeroflot AN0004542.jpg
An Aeroflot Antonov An-12, similar to the aircraft involved in the accident
Accident summary
Date 31 January 1971
Summary Loss of control due to icing
Site Surgut, RSFSR, Soviet Union
Passengers 1
Crew 6
Fatalities 7 (all)
Survivors 0
Aircraft type Antonov An-12B
Operator Aeroflot, Tyumen Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration CCCP-12996
Flight origin Roshchino International Airport
Destination Surgut International Airport

The 1971 January 31 Surgut Aeroflot Antonov An-12 crash occurred on 31 January 1971, when an Aeroflot Antonov An-12B, registered CCCP-12996, flying from Roshchino International Airport, Tyumen, in the Soviet Union's Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic (RSFSR), crashed 13.6 km (8.5 mi) short of the runway on approach to Surgut International Airport, Surgut, RSFSR. An investigation found the aircraft's loss of control was caused by icing.[1]

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