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Crash of a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 in Kiev

Date & Time: Jun 14, 2018 at 2040 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
UR-CPR
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Antalya - Kiev
MSN:
49946/1898
YOM:
1991
Flight number:
BAY4406
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
169
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful charter flight from Antalya, the crew completed the approach to Kiev-Zhuliany-Igor Sikorsky Airport in poor weather conditions with thunderstorm activity, rain showers and turbulences. After touchdown on runway 08, the crew started the braking procedure when the airplane deviated from the centerline and veered off runway to the left. While contacting soft ground, both main landing gears torn off and the airplane slid on a grassy area before coming to rest. All 175 occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair. At the time of the accident, wind was gusting to 57 km/h.

Crash of a Let 410UVP in Borodyanka: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jun 10, 2012 at 1040 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
UR-SKD
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Borodyanka - Borodyanka
MSN:
810721
YOM:
1981
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
18
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Owned by Skaidens, aircraft was carrying 18 skydivers and a crew of two. It left Borodyanka Airport in the morning on behalf of the Ukrainska Shkola Pilotov (Ukrainian Pilots' School). After take off, crew realized that weather was becoming bad as a thunderstorm was approaching the airport. Crew decided to cancel the mission and to return to the airport. On final approach, aircraft encountered downdrafts and crashed some 900 meters short of runway. The aircraft was destroyed and a pilot and four skydivers were killed. All other occupants were injured, some of them seriously.
Probable cause:
Caught in a strong downstream on final approach with the maximum landing weight exceeded, which was considered as a contributory factor. Considering the weather conditions, crew should postpone the mission.

Crash of a Beechcraft King Air 90 in Kiev: 5 killed

Date & Time: Dec 9, 2007 at 1308 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
D-IBDH
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Hradec Králové-Kiev
MSN:
LJ-1307
YOM:
1991
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft was performing a flight from Hradec Králové to Kiev with 3 passengers and a crew of 2. On final approach to Kiev-Zulyani airport, the aircraft crashed in an open field, short of runway. All five occupants were killed. Among the passengers were the chief of Minib, the firm which bought this aircraft last 28 November. According to Czech authorities, the aircraft should be registered in the Czech Republic within next January 2008.