Narrative:The Yak-40 banked sharply to the left after takeoff, struck ground, broke up and caught fire.
|Date:||Friday 16 January 1987|
|Operator:||Aeroflot / Uzbekistan|
|C/n / msn:|| 9131918|
|First flight:|| 1971|
|Total airframe hrs:||17132|
|Engines:|| 3 Ivchenko AI-25|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Total:||Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Tashkent-Yuzhny Airport (TAS) ( Uzbekistan)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Tashkent-Yuzhny Airport (TAS/UTTT), Uzbekistan|
|Destination airport:||Shahrisabz Airport (UTSH), Uzbekistan|
The aircraft took off 1 min 21 seconds after an Ilyushin 76 (CCCP-76482), encountering its wake vortex.
Loss of control
» Soviet Transports
» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/88 (#51)
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tashkent-Yuzhny Airport to Shahrisabz Airport as the crow flies is 324 km (203 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.