Date & Time: May 26, 2008 at 1811 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-12
Operator:
Registration:
RA-12957
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Tcheliabinsk-Perm
MSN:
8 3 455 08
YOM:
1968
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
9
Aircraft flight hours:
42817
Aircraft flight cycles:
14828
Circumstances:
The aircraft delivered cargo in Chelyabinsk and left the airport at 1802LT, outbound for Perm. Seven minutes later, crew reported smoke in the cockpit and received permission to come back to Chelyabinsk. The aircraft eventually crashed in an open field located 15 km from airport. All 9 occupants were killed.