2016-07-13 Belavia 737 and RubyStar AN-12 ground collision at Minsk

2016-07-13 Belavia 737 and RubyStar AN-12 ground collision at Minsk

2016-07-13 Belavia 737 and RubyStar AN-12 ground collision at Minsk


Both aircraft were seriously damaged in a ground collsion at Minsk 2 Airport, Belarus. At the time there was a massive storm causing lots of damage in the Minsk area.

UPDATE 2016-07-14

In the early afternoon hours severe weather approached the city of Minsk and its airport bringing torrential rainfall and stormy winds to the Belarus Capital.

Violent gusts caught a number of parked aircraft causing some of them to losse their stand and getting swept around by wind forces.

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Among them were the empty Boeing 737 of Belavia whch collided with the Antonov AN-12. Both aircraft received substantial damage. Some lighter aircraft were also damaged, a small helicopter was overturned and probably damaged beyond repair.

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The severe weather period lasts from 14:50L until 16:20L. The streets in the City of Minsk were flooded and many housetops were damaged or destroyed.

A total of eight aircraft were damaged in the storm. Five of them received minor damage. 

Severe Weather development near Minsk

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METAR Minsk2 Airport (UMMS):

13/07/2016 15:27->
SPECI UMMS 131227Z 13009G22MPS 0100 R31/0250 +TSRA VV001
           27/20 Q1005 R31/290060 NOSIG=
13/07/2016 15:38->
SPECI UMMS 131238Z 31014G25MPS 250V360 0350 R31/0400 +TSRA
           BKN013CB 20/19 Q1006 R31/290060 NOSIG=

Date: 2016-07-13 Time: ~15:30
Location: UMMS MSQ Minsk Intl. 2
Country: Belarus
Flight phase: STD – Standing with Engine(s) not Operating
Damage to a/c: substantial

Flight no.:
From: 0000/: NONE To: 0000/: NONE
Type: Ground
Operator: Belavia

Flight no.:
From: 0000/: NONE To: 0000/: NONE
Type: Ground
Operator: Rubystar

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Aircraft Involved

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Type: Boeing 737-300
Registration: EW-283PA
Age a/c: 20,3 years
Constr. No.: 1996-04-05

2016-07-13_737+An12@Minsk_Storm coll_ACFT2
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Type: Antonov An-12
Registration: EW-338TI
Age a/c: 54,9 years
Constr. No.: 1340106

Occupants & Casualties

Crew Pax Other Total
Occupants 0
Fatalities 0 0 0 0
Injuries  0 0 0 0

JACDEC 25-year Statistics :

  • 6th safety occurence for the operator(Belavia)
  • 1st safety occurence for the operator(RubyStar)
  • 2101sth safety occurence of type (B737-300)
  • 158th safety occurence of type (AN-12)
  • 1st safety occurence at Minsk 2 Airport
  • 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question(EW-283PA)
  • 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question(EW-338TI)

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Photo Series: Minsk after the storm
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