Date: November 19, 2001
Time: 18:19
Location: Kalyazin, Russia
Operator: Charter - IRS Aero
Flight #: LDF -9601/02
Route: Khatanga - Moscow
AC Type: Ilyushin 18V
Registration: RA-75840
cn / ln: 182005301
Aboard: 27   (passengers:18  crew:9)
Fatalities: 27   (passengers:18  crew:9)
Ground: 0
Summary: Residents heard a loud noise and saw flames in the night sky as the aircraft clipped treetops and summer homes before crashing into a snowy forest. Wreckage was spread over a 1.5 mile area. Serious maintenance violations and operational procedures were discovered during the investigation of the accident.

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