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Last updated: 22 September 2021
Fecha:sábado 9 mayo 1992
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Operador:Ararat Avia
Registración: CCCP-87532
Numéro de série: 9521641
Año de Construcción: 1975
Motores: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 30
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 33
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Sisian Airport (   Armenia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Stepanakert Airport (UBBS), Azerbaiyán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Yerevan Airport (EVN/UDYZ), Armenia
The Yak-40 operated on a charter flight from Stepanakert to Yerevan with 30 refugees aboard when it was attacked by an Azerbaijani Air Force Sukhoi Su-25 above the Kalbajar District, Azerbaijan. Two engines failed and a fire erupted with smoke filling the cabin. The pilots made an emergency descent and carried out a gear-up landing at Sisian Airport.

The Su-25 had been stolen from a Russian air base a month before by Senior Lt. Vagif Kurbanov, who was also involved in this event.

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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 Stepanakert Airport to Yerevan Airport as the crow flies is 204 km (128 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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