Date & Time: Dec 19, 2016 at 0445 LT
Kansk - Tiksi
185 0080 03
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While approaching Tiksi, the crew encountered an unexpected situation and decided to attempt an emergency landing. The four engine aircraft belly landed in a snow covered field located about 30 km from Tiksi Airport, slid for several yards and came to rest, broken in three. All 39 occupants were evacuated, among them 19 were injured, three seriously.