Date & Time: Jul 1, 2016 at 1130 LT
Type of aircraft:
Ilyushin II-76
Operator:
Registration:
RA-76840
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Irkutsk - Irkutsk
MSN:
1033417553
YOM:
1994
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
10
Crew fatalities:
10
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
10
Circumstances:
The aircraft left in the morning the airport of Irkutsk to take part to a fire fighting mission as a large forest was on fire in the region of Bayanday. In unknown circumstances, the four engine aircraft hit trees and crashed in flames in a large wooded area and was destroyed upon impact. The wreckage was found two days later only and all 10 crew members were killed.
Crew:
L.S. Owl, pilot,
A. A. Lebedev, copilot,
G. L. Petrov, navigator,
V. N. Kuznetsov, flight engineer,
I. E. Murahin, radio operator,
S. A. Makarov, flight operator,
S. A. Souslov, flight operator,
M. M. Khadayev, flight operator,
V. G. Jdanov, operator,
A. M. Mashnin, operator.