Narrative:The Antonov 24 was approaching Lipetsk, when at an altitude of 1500 m the pilot unintentionally applied reverse thrust. Control was lost and the airplane crashed.
|Date:||Tuesday 22 February 1972|
|Operator:||Aeroflot, Moscow Civil Aviation Directorate|
|C/n / msn:|| 37300504|
|First flight:|| 1963|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13 |
|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|
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display the exact flight path.
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.