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Accident description
Last updated: 18 November 2017
Date:Saturday 20 March 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 24
Operator:Aeroflot, Uralsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-46764
C/n / msn: 47301301
First flight: 1964
Total airframe hrs:580
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 42 / Occupants: 42
Total:Fatalities: 43 / Occupants: 47
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Khanty-Mansiysk Airport (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tyumen Airport (TJM/USTR), Russia
Destination airport:Khanty-Mansiysk (USHH), Russia
The Antonov undershot the runway on landing, hit a snowdrift, broke up and caught fire.


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Distance from Tyumen Airport to Khanty-Mansiysk as the crow flies is 474 km (296 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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