Date & Time: Apr 16, 2011 at 1600 LT
Type of aircraft:
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky – Ossora
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Aircraft was performing flight PTK123 from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Ossora. En route, crew was informed about poor weather conditions at destination and decided to divert to Ust-Kamchatsk Airport. Crew and passengers wait there few moments for weather improvement but finally, they decided to return to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. During the take off roll, captain decided to abort for unknown reason. Unable to stop on the remaining distance (runway 01/19 is 5,660 feet long), aircraft overrun, lost its right main gear and rolled on several yards before coming to rest in about fifty centimeters of snow. All 26 occupants were uninjured while the aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair.