- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: June 17, 1989
Time: 08:28
Location: Berlin, Germany
Operator: Interflug
Flight #: ?
Route: Berlin - Moscow
AC Type: Ilyushin IL-62MK
Registration: DDR-SEW
cn / ln: 2850324
Aboard: 113   (passengers:103  crew:10)
Fatalities: 20   (passengers:20  crew:0)
Ground: 1
Summary: The pilot aborted the takeoff at liftoff after it was discovered the rudder and elevator were jammed. When the command was given to apply reverse thrust the flight engineer switched off the engines by mistake. The aircraft overran runway, collided with obstacles and caught fire. Jammed rudder and elevator.
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