Narrative:The aircraft lost control and crashed from an altitude of FL300 following the failure of the horizontal stabilizer jackscrew due to fatigue.
|Date:||Monday 28 June 1982|
|Operator:||Aeroflot, Leningrad Civil Aviation Directorate|
|C/n / msn:|| 11040104|
|First flight:|| 1981|
|Engines:|| 3 Lotarev D-36|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 124 / Occupants: 124|
|Total:||Fatalities: 132 / Occupants: 132 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Russia|
|Destination airport:||Kiev (unknown airport), Ukraine|
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Follow-up / safety actions
All Yakovlev 42 aircraft were grounded following this accident. Major changes were made on the design of the aircraft until they were able to fly again late 1984.
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.