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Volga-Dnepr resumes An-124 flights after accident
31 December 2020

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has announced that it is taking steps to resume operations with their fleet of Antonov An-124 cargo aircraft.

Flights were suspended as of November 25, 2020 following an accident on November 13, when one of Volga-Dnepr’s An-124 cargo planes suffered an uncontained engine fan disk failure of the no.3 D-18T engine.

After accomplishing the relevant service directives the aircraft will resume service. The first aircraft to be ready, was RA-82077. It took off from Leipzig, Germany on December 26, bound for Shanghai, China.

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