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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:Friday 18 April 1986
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev 40
Operator:Aeroflot, Yakutsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-87301
C/n / msn: 9321728
First flight: 1973
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 32
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Chita Airport (HTA) (   Russia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Chita Airport (HTA/UIAA), Russia
Narrative:
A Yakovlev 40 passenger jet, operated by Aeroflot's Yakutsk division, was damaged beyond repair in a landing accident at Chita, Russia.
The right main landing gear collapsed due to a fatigue fracture. The right wing touched the runway and the aircraft slid off the runway.

Classification:

Runway excursion

Sources:
» airdisaster.ru


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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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