On July 8, 2006 at 22:44 UTC (7:44 local time on July 9, 2006), as it was
landing at Irkutsk airport, an A-310 airplane, registration F-OGYP, operated by OAO Aviakompania Sibir [Sibir airlines], ran down the runway, overran the runway threshold and, at a distance of 2140 m and on a magnetic azimuth of 296° from the aerodrome reference point, collided with barriers, broke apart and
burst into flames. As a result of the accident 125 individuals died, including both
pilots and 3 of the cabin crew; 60 passengers and 3 cabin crew suffered physical
injuries of varying degrees of severity.