Narrative:The Antonov 24 operated on a crew training flight out of Samarkand Airport (SKD), Uzbekistan. There were five crew members on board.
|Date:||Tuesday 19 December 1978|
|Operator:||Aeroflot / Uzbekistan|
|C/n / msn:|| 77303901|
|First flight:|| 1967|
|Total airframe hrs:||19664|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||1,1 km (0.7 mls) from Samarkand Airport (SKD) (Uzbekistan)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Departure airport:||Samarkand Airport (SKD/UTSS), Uzbekistan|
|Destination airport:||Samarkand Airport (SKD/UTSS), Uzbekistan|
The ninth approach was flown with the nr.2 propeller feathered. The pilot executed a go around and selected gear up. The airplane turned right until it stalled.
It hit the ground at 690 m from the center line of the runway and 1,120 m from the runway end. A post-impact fire broke out.
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Distance from Samarkand Airport to Samarkand Airport as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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.