Date & Time: Oct 12, 2012 at 1740 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beriev Be-12
Operator:
Registration:
18
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Kacha NAS - Kacha NAS
MSN:
3602903
YOM:
1969
Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a training mission off Crimea coast on behalf of the Black Sea Fleet. During flight, an engine failed, forcing the crew to return to Kacha NAS. On final approach, aircraft hit violently the runway surface, get airborne again, climbed to several meters before stalling and crashing in flames near the runway. While the captain, the copilot and the navigator were killed, the radio operator was seriously injured. Aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and post impact fire.