Date & Time: Aug 22, 2012 at 1535 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 421 Golden Eagle
Registration:
RA-0879G
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Test
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Annino - Annino
MSN:
421-0075
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Crew was engaged in a training flight consisting of touch and goes and left Annino AFB (Gorelovo) in the afternoon. During initial climb, twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in a kindergarten located one km of the airport, 10 km west of Pulkovo Airport, St Petersburg. Aircraft was destroyed and both pilots were killed. It appears that right engine failed, aircraft banked right and crashed into the ground.