Date & Time: Nov 15, 2017 at 1330 LT
Type of aircraft:
Landing (descent or approach)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Khabarovsk - Nikoayevsk-on-Amur - Nelkan
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The twin engine airplane was completing a flight from Khabarovsk to Nelkan with an intermediate stop at Nikoayevsk-on-Amur, carrying five passengers and two pilots. While approaching Nelkan in the early afternoon, the aircraft crashed in a wooded area located 2 km from the airport. Both pilots and four passengers were killed while a child was seriously injured. It is believed the crew decided not to stop at Nikoayevsk-on-Amur due to poor weather conditions. The accident occurred at 1330LT.