Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:martes 19 abril 1983
Hora:18:09
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev 40
Operador:Aeroflot / Armenia
Registración: CCCP-87291
Numéro de série: 9320628
Año de Construcción: 1973
Motores: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 17
Total:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 21
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:41 km (25.6 milles) de Leninakan Airport (LWN) (   Armenia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nalchik Airport (NAL), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Leninakan Airport (LWN), Armenia
Descripción:
The crew deviated from the track while flying in mountainous terrain and incorrectly determined its position. The aircraft was cleared to descend to 900m when it struck a cloud-shrouded mountainside at a height of 2523 m.
ATC didn't determine the position of the aircraft and didn't require the aircraft to circle at a safe altitude for identification.


Fuentes:
» Soviet Transports
» ICAO Adrep Summary 6/93 (#18)


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Distance from Nalchik Airport to Leninakan Airport as the crow flies is 306 km (191 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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