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Last updated: 22 September 2021
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Datum:zaterdag 9 mei 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Ararat Avia
Registratie: CCCP-87532
Constructienummer: 9521641
Bouwjaar: 1975
Motoren: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 30
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 33
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Sisian Airport (   ArmeniŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Stepanakert Airport (UBBS), Azerbaijan
Vliegveld van aankomst:Yerevan Airport (EVN/UDYZ), ArmeniŽ
Beschrijving:
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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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Stepanakert Airport en Yerevan Airport bedraagt 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 Networkís 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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