Gazpromavia Mil Crash Kills 7

Monday, July 15, 2013
By George Hatcher
Gazpromavia Mil Crash Kills 7

On July 14, 2013, a Gazpromavia Mil Mi-8 helicopter took off, made a hard landing at Igolsko-Talovoye oil field and rolled over on its side. Fourteen workers and three crew were aboard. There were seven fatalities on the scene. The condition of the other seven aboard has not been released. In 2010 there was... »

Unglued Hallucinating Terrorist LIkely Heading for Siberia

Friday, June 17, 2011
By George Hatcher
Unglued Hallucinating Terrorist LIkely Heading for Siberia

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Svido Stanislav What: Gazpromavia Boeing 737-700 en route from Moscow to Nadym Where: Nadym When: Jun 16th 2011 Who: 51 passengers and 5 crew Why: Unruly passenger had hallucinations, threatened airline crew, claimed his phone was a bomb, etc. Emergency services met the flight... »

Runway Overrun at Vnukovo

Sunday, May 15, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Gazpromavia Yakovlev Yak-42 en route from Gelendzik to Moscow Vnukovo Where: Moscow When: May 14th 2011 Who: flight crew only Why: On landing at Vnukovo, the plane overran the runway, with no resultant damage or injury. Apparently the plane landed long and then hydroplaned, according to witnesses. The runway was temporarily closed to... »

Siberia: YAK-42 overrun Damages Wing

Tuesday, November 16, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Gazpromavia Yakovlev YAK-42 en route from Ufa, Bashkortostan to Novy Russia Where: Novy Urengoy, Siberia When: Nov 15th 2010 Who: 96 passengers Why: On landing in snow, the plane overran the runway. There was some damage to the left wing but no one was injured. Download article as PDF »

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