Aircraft Photo of UR-76778 | Ilyushin Il-76MD | Air Ukraine | #315052
Registration / Serial:UR-76778
Aircraft Original Type:Ilyushin Il-76
Aircraft Generic Type:Ilyushin Il-76/78/82
Aircraft Version:Ilyushin Il-76MD
C/n (msn):0083483502
Operator / Titles:Air Ukraine
Local Operator Name:Авіалінії України
City / Airport:Lviv - Danylo HalytskyMap
Airport Codes:ICAO: UKLL   IATA: LWO   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:7 August 2005
Photo by:Mick Bajcar
Photo ID: 315052
Photo Comment

Taxying out for a flight to Warsaw we passed this line of aircraft UR-76778, UR-76705, UR-76717 and an unidentified Yak 42. The nose of 76717 is covered due to damage caused during an air show on 27th July 2002 when a Ukrainian Air Force Sukhoi Su-27UB performing low-altitude manoeuvres hit it. The Sukhoi crashed in flames into spectators, killing 77. Both pilots of the Su-27 ejected and survived but were later imprisoned for their negligence. UR-76717 was not broken up until 2012

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