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Accident description
Last updated: 28 May 2015
Date:Saturday 13 November 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 24B
Operator:Aeroflot / Ukraine
Registration: CCCP-46378
C/n / msn: 07306101
First flight: 1970
Total airframe hrs:3020
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2,6 km (1.6 mls) from Kerch Airport (KHC) (   Ukraine)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Simferopol Airport (SIP/UKFF), Ukraine
Destination airport:Kerch Airport (KHC), Ukraine
Flightnumber: 639
Struck a cable and crashed on approach.

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Distance from Simferopol Airport to Kerch Airport as the crow flies is 192 km (120 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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