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Ground fire of an Antonov AN-26RT in Rostov-on-Don

Accident description

  • Mar 29, 2016
  • 09 blue
  • Takeoff (climb)
  • Military
  • Yes
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • 12202
  • 1982
  • Rostov-on-Don, Rostov oblast
  • Russia
  • Asia
  • ?
  • 0
  • ?
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • During the takeoff roll, the right engine caught fire. The crew aborted the takeoff procedure and the aircraft came to rest in flames. Unfortunately, the crew was unable to extinguish the fire. The right engine fell off and the aircraft was partially destroyed by fire. All occupants escaped unarmed.
  • Fire of the right engine during takeoff.