Date & Time: Mar 29, 2016
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-26
Operator:
Registration:
09 blue
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
12202
YOM:
1982
Country:
Russia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
During the takeoff roll, the right engine caught fire. The crew aborted the takeoff procedure and the aircraft came to rest in flames. Unfortunately, the crew was unable to extinguish the fire. The right engine fell off and the aircraft was partially destroyed by fire. All occupants escaped unarmed.
Causes:
Fire of the right engine during takeoff.