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Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:Dienstag 19 April 1983
Zeit:18:09
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Jakowlew 40
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot / Armenia
Kennzeichen: CCCP-87291
Werknummer: 9320628
Baujahr: 1973
Triebwerk: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 17
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 21
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:41 km (25.6 Meilen) von Leninakan Airport (LWN) (   Armenien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Nalchik Airport (NAL/URMN), Russland
Flug nach:Leninakan Airport (LWN/UDSG), Armenien
Unfallbericht:
The crew deviated from the track while flying in mountainous terrain and incorrectly determined its position. The aircraft was cleared to descend to 900 m when it struck a cloud-shrouded mountainside at a height of 2523 m.
ATC didn't determine the position of the aircraft and didn't require the aircraft to circle at a safe altitude for identification.

Informationsquelle:
» Soviet Transports
» ICAO Adrep Summary 6/93 (#18)


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Distance from Nalchik Airport to Leninakan Airport as the crow flies is 306 km (191 miles).

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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