- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 04, 1963
Time: 04:30
Location: Tatarstan, Russia
Operator: Operator
Flight #: 25
Route: Moscow - : Krasnoyarsk
AC Type: Ilyushin IL-18
Registration: CCCP-75866
cn / ln: 183005901
Aboard: 67   (passengers:59  crew:8)
Fatalities: 67   (passengers:59  crew:8)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed in a snow covered field whille en route. The pitch control mechanism of the No. 4 prop failed, creating a severe drag. As the crew was not able to establish under these conditions which one of the right props had caused the problem both were feathered. The airplane entered a high speed descent from which the crew was unable to recover. Control was regained and the crew pulled up when breaking through the low clouds at 150-200 metres but elevators broke off. Control was lost and the airplane crashed.
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