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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Datum:Samstag 24 Februar 1973
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyuschin Il-18V
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot / Tajikistan
Kennzeichen: CCCP-75712
Werknummer: 189001803
Baujahr: 1959
Triebwerk: 4 Ivchenko AI-20K
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 72 / Insassen: 72
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 79 / Insassen: 79
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:40 km (25 Meilen) von Ura-Tube (   Tadschikistan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Dushanbe Airport (DYU/UTDD), Tadschikistan
Flug nach:Leninabad Airport (LBD/UTDL), Tadschikistan
After a starboard turn to 60 degrees the Il-18 entered a left bank with at 3-4 deg/s. After reaching of a bank of 90 degrees, the airplane entered a spin. The indicated speed was 840 km/h. At a height of 2200 m the airplane broke up.

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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 Dushanbe Airport to Leninabad Airport as the crow flies is 199 km (124 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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