The Interstate Aviation Committee

April 1997
Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/7/1997, Vol. 146 Issue 14, p28
Trade Publication
Reports that the Interstate Aviation Committee is investigating whether corrosion in the tail of an Antonov An-24 or metal fatigue caused an inflight breakup on March 18, 1997 that killed fifty people in Russia. The ruling out of explosion as the cause; Details about the accident; Number of An-24s operating in Russia; The concern about charter and cargo flights in Russia; Hurdles faced by regulators dealing with An-24s.


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