Experts from the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) have announced the reasons behind the crash of the Ilyushin Il-112V light transport plane in the Moscow region.
According to CommerceThe critical condition of the Il-112V was caused by a powerful “kerosene” fire that erupted a few minutes after takeoff. The damage caused the plane to slip into an uncontrollable lateral pitch, setting the fire on the right aileron.
Experts also found that the catastrophe was caused by a loss of proper engine gas dynamic stability.
On August 17, Russia’s new military transport plane, the Ilyushin IL-112V, crashed during a training flight near Kobenka Airfield near Moscow. There were three crew members on board. They were all killed.
According to law enforcement agencies, The crash could have been caused by a technical malfunction of the aircraft or a pilot error.… a source said. Interfax That staff may make mistakes when landing due to fatigue. Not a single version has been excluded with the ship’s equipment failure, as the Il-112V was tested as a prototype under high load.
After the engine caught fire, the wing engine of the right engine of the plane was not working, thus negative pressure appeared, and the plane went off at once.
The press service of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) said that Russian hero Nikolai Komov was the crew commander of the wrecked Il-112V. Test pilot Dmitry Kumarov and test flight engineer Nikolai Khaldev were on board. All the people died in the accident.
According to CommerceAfter the fire broke out, the crew had no choice but to return to the airport for an emergency landing, which they requested.
On August 31, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to posthumously order the crew of the crashed Il-112V with courageous orders.