Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 22 February 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 24
Operator:Aeroflot, Moscow Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-46732
C/n / msn: 37300504
First flight: 1963
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Lipetsk Airport (LPK) (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Moskva-Bykovo Airport (BKA), Russia
Destination airport:Lipetsk Airport (LPK), Russia
Flightnumber: 25
Narrative:
The Antonov 24 was approaching Lipetsk, when at an altitude of 1500m the pilot unintentionally applied reverse thrust. Control was lost and the airplane crashed.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» airdisaster.ru


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Distance from Moskva-Bykovo Airport to Lipetsk Airport as the crow flies is 346 km (216 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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