- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 05, 1997
Time: 14:46
Location: Irkutsk-2, Russia
Operator: Military - Russian Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Irkutsk - Vladivostok
AC Type: Antonov AN-124-100
Registration: RA-82005/08
cn / ln: 4516003
Aboard: 23   (passengers:17  crew:6)
Fatalities: 23   (passengers:17  crew:6)
Ground: 44
Summary: The military aircraft, bound for Vladivostok, crashed into a residential neighborhood twenty seconds after taking off. All four engines failed after the computer system began shutting them down shortly after takeoff. Design flaw which led to uncoordinated operation of the high-pressure compressors.
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