Date & Time: May 5, 1988
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-26
Registration:
CCCP-26151
Flight Type:
Supply
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach to the ice strip of Nagurskoye (Alexandra Land, Franz Josef archipelago), the aircraft was caught by a wind shear, came down very hard and broke up. There were no casualties but the aircraft was written off. The wreckage was still there at N80.80316 E47.73037 by April 2012, mostly covered by snow.