Accident description
Last updated: 19 September 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 28 June 1982
Time:10:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK42 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev 42
Operator:Aeroflot, Leningrad Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-42529
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)
Location:Mozyr (   Belarus) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Russia
Destination airport:Kiev (unknown airport), Ukraine
Flightnumber:8641
Narrative:
The aircraft lost control and crashed from an altitude of FL300 following the failure of the horizontal stabilizer jackscrew due to fatigue.

Classification:

Loss of control

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» Dmitriy Yertsov


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.

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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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