2014-06-14 Ukraine Air Force IL-76 shot down near Lugansk, eastern Ukraine

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2014-06-14 Ukraine Air Force IL-76 shot down near Lugansk, eastern Ukraine

The aircraft was approaching Lugansk Aerodrome when it was hit by anti-air fire (RPM ang machine gun) from the ground, possibly by pro russian seperatists. The pilots lost control and crashed near the airport. There were no survivors.

Russianplanes(trnsl):

Acft. was destroyed by the fighting while landing at the airport in Lugansk. According to preliminary data, 49 people were killed

Date: 2014-06-14 Time: 00:50:00

Location: Lugansk area

Country: Ukraine

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Flight phase: APR – Initial Approach (IFR), Final Approach, all Circuit Patterns, Missed Approach/Go-Around

Damage to a/c: hull loss

Flight

Flight no.:

From: 0000/: NONE To: UKCW/VSG: Lugansk

Type: Military

Operator: Ukraine Air Force

Leased from: Unknown

Aircraft

Type: Ilyushin Il-76

Registration: 76777

Age a/c: 26.3396 years

Constr. No.: 0083482490

Passengers

Crew Pax Other Total
Occupants 9 40
Fatalities 9 40 0 49
Injuries 0 0 0 0

Jacdec Incident ID: 2014-06-14-IL76