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Last updated: 24 September 2021
Fecha:miércoles 31 octubre 1979
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40K
Operador:Aeroflot, North Kavkaz Civil Aviation Directorate
Registración: CCCP-87948
Numéro de série: 9621245
Año de Construcción: 1976
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:43 km (26.9 milles) de Tikhoretsk (   Rusia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Rostov Airport (ROV/URRR), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Rostov Airport (ROV/URRR), Rusia
The aircraft force landed when all engines lost power during a training flight out of Rostov Airport.
Having undertaken eight instrument landing approaches at Rostov, the weather deteriorated below the minima and the crew elected to divert to Krasnodar. Whilst flying towards Krasnodar the crew lost orientation and deviated their route until the aircraft eventually ran out of fuel. The three engines lost power and the crew made an emergency landing some 43 km from the city of Tikhoretsk. The aircraft collided with trees and received significant damage, with two of the five crew members injured.

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