The crash landing of the Antonov An-70 prototype threatens to further delay the troubled airlifter program, and has Ukrainian and Russian engineers scurrying to recover. The second--and only--prototype of the four-propfan transport made an emergency landing shortly after takeoff from Omsk in Siberia on Jan. 27, damaging the aircraft and injuring four of the 33 people on board. Two of the engines had failed. The Russian-Ukrainian An-70 was on its way from the Antonov Design ...

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