Accident description
Last updated: 23 April 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 16 January 1987
Time:08:11
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev 40
Operator:Aeroflot / Uzbekistan
Registration: CCCP-87618
C/n / msn: 9131918
First flight: 1971
Total airframe hrs:17132
Cycles:20927
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
Flightnumber: 505
Narrative:
The Yak-40 banked sharply to the left after take-off, struck ground, broke up and caught fire.
The aircraft took off 1min 21 seconds after an Ilyushin 76 (CCCP-76482), encountering its wake vortex.


Events:


Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/88 (#51)


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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 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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