Date & Time: Nov 19, 2005 at 2233 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operator:
Registration:
P4-OIN
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Voronej-Moscou
MSN:
208-1052
YOM:
2004
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft was performing a flight from Voronezh to Moscow-Domodedovo with 6 pax and 2 pilots on board. While descending to Domodedovo airport, the aircraft crashed in a forest located 10 km northeast of Stupino, Moscow region, near Staroye village. All eight occupants were killed. At the time of the accident, weather conditions were as follow : snowstorm, poor visibility, icing conditions and gusty winds. The aircraft left Voronezh at 2117LT for an ETA at Domodedovo at 2240LT. Preliminary datas shows that the aircraft encountered icing conditions while descending to Domodedovo airport with autopilot still engaged.