Aviation Photo #1097152 Ilyushin Il-62M - Mavial - Magadan Airlines

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The beginning of his long journey back to Magadan.
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    Jan Ostrowski
    Mavial - Magadan Airlines
    Ilyushin Il-62M
    Ilyushin Il-62
    Ilyushin Il-62
    Ilyushin
    2647737
    RA-86590
    Moscow - Domodedovo
    Russia
    June 25, 2005
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Anonymous
12 years ago
The photo cuts part of the aircraft but at the same time, it show You its spirit and the view in its cleanest + partially closed undercarriage. I flew in the cockpit of this jet as a child ;-) It was amazing.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Since I can read Russian I would like to do a translation of what it says on the body of the airplane: ‘The Governor Valentin Tsvetkov. He was the governor of Magadan city in the Far East of Russia before he was assassinated in 2002. I believe it was dedicated to his memory. As for the plane, I have flown many times on Il-62 as a passenger, including my Aeroflot flights to Seattle from Vladivostok with one scheduled stop in Anchorage in early 90s. I believe it is the safest Russian built plane. It has a history of only 12 total loss incidents, since it first flew in 1963, two of which were with no casualties. It’s a petty not so many of them are still in service these days…

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