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Final report: bird strike caused loss of AN-12 near Moscow
19 December 2007

Russia`s Interstate Aviation Committee (MAK) concluded that an Antonov 12 crashed shortly after takeoff from Moscow-Domodedovo Airport in July 2007, was caused by bird strike. The two right hand engines autofeathered and the airplane lost altitude and airspeed. The crew could not maintain control as the aircraft banked 100 degrees to the right. It crashed in a forest and broke up. (MAK)