ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-24B CCCP-46277 Rostov Airport (ROV)
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Date:Friday 25 January 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24B
Operator:Aeroflot, Privolzhsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-46277
MSN: 77303610
First flight: 1967
Total airframe hrs:11277
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1,75 km (1.1 mls) SW of Rostov Airport (ROV) (   Russia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Rostov Airport (ROV/URRR), Russia
Destination airport:Ufa Airport (UFA/UWUU), Russia
Following maintenance, the Antonov An-24 was to be flown from Rostov. The aircraft crashed after takeoff, coming down 1750 m beyond the end of the runway. Cause of the crash was failure of the artificial horizon.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Rostov Airport to Ufa Airport as the crow flies is 1373 km (858 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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