Narrative:The An-24 crashed shortly after takeoff from Alma-Ata (ALA). The right engine lost power after the landing gear had been retracted. The aircraft lost speed and height, hit trees and came down at Krasnoye Polye village close to the airport, the fuselage broke into two parts which both burnt out.
|Date:||Monday 24 March 1969|
|Operator:||Aeroflot, Kazakstan Civil Aviation Directorate|
|C/n / msn:|| 47300905|
|First flight:|| 1964|
|Total airframe hrs:||9607|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 26|
|Total:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 31 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Alma-Ata Airport (ALA) ( Kazakhstan)
|Crash site elevation:|| 681 m (2234 feet) amsl |
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Alma-Ata Airport (ALA/UAAA), Kazakhstan|
|Destination airport:||Karaganda Airport (KGF/UAKK), Kazakhstan|
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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 Alma-Ata Airport to Karaganda Airport as the crow flies is 752 km (470 miles).
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.