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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Datum:Samstag 28 Juli 1962
Flugzeugtyp:Antonow An-10A
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot / Ukraine
Kennzeichen: CCCP-11186
Werknummer: 0402003
Baujahr: 1960
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:1059
Triebwerk: 4 Ivchenko AI-20K
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 74 / Insassen: 74
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 81 / Insassen: 81
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:21 km (13.1 Meilen) SE of Adler/Sochi Airport (AER) (   Georgien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Simferopol Airport (SIP/UKFF), Russland
Flug nach:Adler/Sochi Airport (AER/URSS), Russland
Flugnummer: 415
The Antonov was approaching Sochi in IMC conditions with a 2000 feet cloudbase. After being cleared to descend to 5000 feet, the aircraft crashed into a mountain at the 2000 feet level.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: 1) Changes in the approach patterns for Sochi Airport, not approved by the State aviation authorities and without informing the flight units about it; 2) Inadequacies of flight control and crew training in the Sochi area and training for flights in mountainous regions in general.

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Distance from Simferopol Airport to Adler/Sochi Airport as the crow flies is 505 km (316 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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