ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-24RV CCCP-47310 Izhevsk Airport (IJK)
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Date:Saturday 28 January 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24RV
Operator:Aeroflot, Uralsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-47310
MSN: 57310401
First flight: 1975
Total airframe hrs:17032
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 49
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 53
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Izhevsk Airport (IJK) (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kuybyshev Airport (KUF/UWWW), Russia
Destination airport:Izhevsk Airport (IJK/USII), Russia
Flightnumber: 923
During the descent into Izhevsk Airport (IJK), Russia, the Antonov 24 suffered an elevator control failure. The crew attempted to use the elevator trim during their approach.
The first approach was flown at a speed of 270 km/h and flaps at 15° but the crew decided to abandon the approach because the nose pitched up. The second approach was flown at 250 km/h. flaps 15° and the elevator trim tab at +15°. The airplane fell to the right at a height of 3-5 m on finals and collided with the ground near the runway.
The investigation revealed that a nut of the elevator controls had not been attached correctly during maintenance. In service the nut loosened until the controls failed several days later.



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Distance from Kuybyshev Airport to Izhevsk Airport as the crow flies is 421 km (263 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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