Narrative:The An-24 passenger plane was unable to gain altitude on takeoff. It hit a concrete wall, crossed a highway collided with buildings and caught fire. The passengers and crew were injured.
|Date:||Friday 18 April 1980|
|Operator:||Aeroflot, Moscow SPiMVL|
|C/n / msn:|| 77303103|
|First flight:|| 1967|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 42|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 47 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Moskva-Bykovo Airport (BKA) (Russia)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Moskva-Bykovo Airport (BKA), Russia|
|Destination airport:||Ulyanovsk/Baratayevka Airport (UWLL), Russia|
It appeared that the crew had not selected flaps for takeoff.
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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 Moskva-Bykovo Airport to Ulyanovsk/Baratayevka Airport as the crow flies is 661 km (413 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.