Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Flight 9064

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Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Flight 9064
Ilyushin Il-76TD, Aeroflot AN2122787.jpg
The aircraft involved in the crash seen at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport in 1994
Occurrence
Date1 December 2001
SummaryIn-flight fire
SiteNovaya Inya, Russia
Aircraft typeIlyushin Il-76TD
OperatorBorder Guard Service of Russia for the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation
RegistrationRA-76839
Flight originBratsk Airport, Russia
DestinationPetropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport, Russia
Passengers9
Crew9
Fatalities18
Injuries0
Survivors0

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.

Aircraft[edit]

The aircraft 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.

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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