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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 29 March 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410M
Operator:Aeroflot / Georgia
Registration: CCCP-67190
C/n / msn: 781119
First flight: 1978
Engines: 2 Walter M-601A
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Poti Airport (   Georgia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Poti Airport (UGSP), Georgia
Destination airport:Sukhumi Airport (SUI/UGSS), Georgia
Narrative:
An engine failure occurred immediately after takeoff from Poty, at a height of 30 m. The crew were not able to feathered the propeller and the Let 410 began to lose altitude. The crew attempted to complete a forced landing in poor weather conditions directly ahead, but aircraft struck the slope of a hill.

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» airdisaster.ru


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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 Poti Airport to Sukhumi Airport as the crow flies is 91 km (57 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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