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Brazzaville Crash Pilot Named (update)

Sunday, December 2, 2012
By George Hatcher
Brazzaville Crash Pilot Named (update)

What: Aero-Services for Trans Air Congo Ilyhushin IL-76T freighter en route from Pointe Noire to Brazzaville Where: Brazzaville When: Nov 30 2012 Who: 32 fatalities, 14 injured Why: The Armenian crew fatalities of the crashed Trans Air Congo cargo jet have been named: Varazdat Balasanyan, born in 1949 (captain of the crew) Ara Tovmasyan,... »

Brazzaville Cargo FLight Crash Fatalities Updated to 32

Sunday, December 2, 2012
By George Hatcher
Brazzaville Cargo FLight Crash Fatalities Updated to 32

What: Aero-Services for Trans Air Congo Ilyhushin IL-76T freighter en route from Pointe Noire to Brazzaville Where: Brazzaville When: Nov 30 2012 Who: 30 fatalities, 14 injured *Death toll rises to 32 Why: A Trans Air Congo cargo jet landed in rainy conditions in Brazzaville, one report says the plane overran the runway, went... »

Newfoundland Runway Overrun

Friday, August 17, 2012
By George Hatcher
Newfoundland Runway Overrun

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Carlos Aleman What: Ilyushin Il-76TD-90VD Where: St. John’s International Airport, Newfoundland When: Aug 13 2012 Who: 9 crew Why: On landing at St Johns, the plane overran the end of the runway. The plane sustained some damage as well as runway lighting. The incident... »

12 year old aboard a Light Single-engine four-seater sport Plane Crashed in Russia

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
By George Hatcher
12 year old aboard a Light Single-engine four-seater sport Plane Crashed in Russia

What: Ilyushin Il-103 Where: Alekanovo, Ryazan Russia When: July 22, 2012 Who: 3 aboard, 3 fatalities Why: Although initially reported as two fatalities, there were three in the crash of the Ilyushin Il-103 in a forested area in the Ryazan region of Russia. The local fire brigade responded. The plane belonged to businessman Vladimir... »

Moscow Runway Excursion

Saturday, February 18, 2012
By George Hatcher
Moscow Runway Excursion

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Oleg Drul What: Aeroflot Ilyushin IL-96 en route from Goa India to Moscow Russia Where: Moscow When: Feb 16th 2012 Who: 265 passengers Why: After making a safe landing at Moscow airport, while the plane was navigating the runway, its main gear went off... »

Illushin IL-76 Hits Mountain in Afghanistan

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
By George Hatcher
Illushin IL-76 Hits Mountain in Afghanistan

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Matthias Bindseil What: Silk Way Airlines Illushin IL-76TD en route from Baku Azerbaijan to Bagram Air Force Base Afghanistan Where: Bagram Afghanistan When: Jul 6th 2011 Who: 9 crew Why: Carrying 18 tons of automobiles and trailers, the flight took off from Baku and... »

Soft Shoulder Aeroflot Delays Petropavlosvk-Kamchatsky

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
By George Hatcher
Soft Shoulder Aeroflot Delays Petropavlosvk-Kamchatsky

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Erezms What: Aeroflot Ilyushin IL-96 en route from Petropavlosvk-Kamchatsky to Moscow Sheremetyevo Where: Russia When: Jun 8th 2011 Who: 258 passengers and 12 crew Why: While lining up to take-off, the plane’s nose gear departed the runway surface on to the ground. The plane... »

Possible Contraband Cargo Flight Escorted to Turkey

Thursday, March 17, 2011
By George Hatcher
Possible Contraband Cargo Flight Escorted to Turkey

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Josh May What: Yas Air Ilyushin IL-76TD en route from Tehran Mehrabad to Aleppo Where: Diyarbakir When: Mar 16th 2011 Who: crew of freight flight Why: Told that the plane was carrying nuclear weapon parts, the flight was escorted to Diyarbakir Turkey by Turkish... »

Sun Way Crash in Pakistan

Saturday, November 27, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Sun Way Ilyushin IL-76 freighter en route from Karachi Pakistan to Khartoum Sudan Where: Karachi When: Nov 27 2010, 1:53 Who: 8 crew members Why: While carrying 31 tons of supplies to the Sudan, the plane crashed near Dalmia. Everyone aboard perished in the crash and there were additional victims on the ground.... »

Air West Cargo: Illegal Cargo

Sunday, December 13, 2009
By George Hatcher
Air West Cargo: Illegal Cargo

Pictured: Air West Cargo Ilyushin Il-76TD Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alexander Jonsson What: Air West Georgia Ilyushin IL-76 en route from Pyongyang North Korea to Colombo Sri Lanka Where: Bangkok When: Dec 12th Who: 5 crew Why: When the plane diverted to Bangkok for refueling, 35 tons of... »

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