Preliminary Accident Reports

February 1999 Issue

Nov. 11, Anchorage, Ak. / Boeing 747-400 and Ilyushin IL-62

At 01:33 Alaska standard time, a Boeing 747-400 operated as Asiana Airlines Flight 221 was substantially damaged when it collided with a parked Ilyushin IL-62. The Asiana flight was taxiing to parking after landing at the Anchorage International Airport. The 18 crewmembers and 220 passengers on board the Boeing were not injured. The Ilyushin, being operated by Aeroflot Russian Airlines as Flight 853, contained a crew of 11 and one contract cleaner, who were on board preparing for departure. The crew of the Ilyushin were not injured; the cleaner reported a sprained wrist. The Asiana crew reported to the control tower that braking action was poor during their landing. The parking ramp area had...

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