Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Flight 9064
A Russian registered Ilyushin Il-76TD similar to the one involved in the crash
|Date||1 December 2001|
|Site||Novaya Inya, Russia|
|Aircraft type||Ilyushin Il-76TD|
|Operator||Border Guard Service of Russia for the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation|
|Flight origin||Bratsk Airport, Russia|
|Destination||Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport, Russia|
The airplane was an Ilyushin Il-76TD operated by the Border Guard Service of Russia for the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation that had been operated by Aeroflot to carry cargo. The aircraft's registration number was RA-76839.
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.
- Accident description from 10001crash.com
- Photographs of RA-76839
- Accident description from the Flight Safety Foundation