Date & Time: Apr 26, 1980
Type of aircraft:
Podkamennaya Tunguska - Yeniseysk
1 79 473 07
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On the leg from Podkamennaya Tunguska to Yeniseysk on a positioning flight from Norilsk-Valyok to Abakan when the crew was in a hurry on take off and forgot to put the trim tab of the horizontal stabilizer into neutral position. Aircraft lifted off with a high angle of attack, stalled, crashed 525 metres behind the runway threshold, caught fire and burnt out. While both pilots were injured, the sole passenger (an aircraft mechanic) was killed.
Pilot error. Wrong takeoff configuration.