Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-28 in Rushan
Date & Time: Aug 18, 1990 at 1343 LT
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
On short final to Rushan Airport, the aircraft lost height and struck the ground 40 meters short of runway threshold and came to rest. There were no casualties but the aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair.
The pilot-in-command inadvertently moved the throttles into idle position on short final, causing the aircraft to lose height and to struck the ground with a positive acceleration of 4,42 g.