Aeroflot

Aeroflot Sunday January 31, 1971
Aileron oscillations coincided with flap extension. The crew misunderstood aileron oscillations for asymmetrical flap extension and retracted the flaps. The airspeed dropped to 172 knots and the aileron suddenly deflected causing a left roll. The aircraft undershot the runway and crashed. The hinge moment reversal on the ailerons caused by icing.

Crash Details

DateSunday January 31, 1971
LocationVoroshilovgrad, Russia
PassengersUnknown
CrewUnknown
FatalitiesUnknown
SurvivorsUnknown
Aircraft TypeAntonov AN-10
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-12996
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Voroshilovgrad, Russia
Aeroflot
Antonov AN-10
1971