Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-28 in Mys Schmidta

Date & Time: Feb 1, 1995
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CCCP-28797
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Pevek - Mys Schmidta
MSN:
1AJ006-05
YOM:
1989
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On a flight from Pevek to Mys Shmidta when the pilot put the engines on idle on final approach by mistake. The aircraft touched down hard 15 metres short of runway threshold and bounced, suffering substantial damage. Both pilots and 8 passengers escaped unhurt while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. The wreckage was still present at Mys Shmidta (N68.87953 W179.37426) by May 2013.
Probable cause:
Crew error.

Crash of an Ilyushin II-14 in Mys Schmidta

Date & Time: Jul 6, 1989 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CCCP-61788
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mys Schmidta - Mys Schmidta
MSN:
8 34 39 01
YOM:
1958
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
17992
Aircraft flight cycles:
6989