Only Flying Il-112V Prototype Crashes After Engine Fire

Credit: UAC
The only flying prototype of a new light transport in development by United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) crashed near a Moscow suburb on a test flight after the right engine caught fire, killing all three crewmembers, the Russian manufacturer said on Aug. 17. The fatal accident is another setback for the Il...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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