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1971 January 22 Surgut Aeroflot Antonov An 12 crash

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Passengers  2
Survivors  0
Date  22 January 1971
Total fatalities  14 (all)
Passenger count  2
Crew  12
Aircraft type  Antonov An-12B
Operator  Aeroflot
Survivor  0
1971 January 22 Surgut Aeroflot Antonov An-12 crash httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Summary  Icing due to bleed air valves being closed
Site  Surgut, RSFSR, Soviet Union
Locations  Soviet Union, Surgut, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
Similar  Aviogenex Flight 130, Alaska Airlines Flight 1866, 1971 Indian Ocean Vi, 1971 Colorado Aviation, Paninternational Flight 112

The 1971 January 22 Surgut Aeroflot Antonov An-12 crash occurred on 22 January 1971, when an Aeroflot Antonov An-12B, registered CCCP-11000, flying from Omsk Tsentralny Airport, in the Soviet Union's Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic (RSFSR), crashed 15 km (9.3 mi) short of the runway on approach to Surgut International Airport, Surgut, RSFSR. An investigation found the aircraft's ice protection system was ineffective because the engine bleed air valves were closed during the flight; ice therefore built up on the aircraft causing it to go out of control.

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