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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Date:Thursday 4 February 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 24RV
Operator:Yakutia Airlines
Registration: RA-47360
C/n / msn: 67310704
First flight: 1977
Total airframe hrs:22261
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 34
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 38
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Yakutsk Airport (YKS) (   Russia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Yakutsk Airport (YKS/UEEE), Russia
Destination airport:Olekminsk Airport (UEMO), Russia
Flightnumber: 425
An Antonov 24RV passenger plane, registered RA-47360, sustained substantial damage in a takeoff accident at Yakutsk Airport (YKS), Russia. Flight SYL425 to Olekminsk fell back on the runway on its belly when the engineer retracted the undercarriage prematurely.

Probable Cause:

Premature retracting of the undercarriage.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: MAK
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 64 days (2 months)
Accident number: IAC Final Report
Download report: Final report

Premature gear retraction on take-off

» MAK Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC)
» Russian Federal Agency for Air Transport


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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 Yakutsk Airport to Olekminsk Airport as the crow flies is 527 km (330 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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