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Last updated: 17 November 2018
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Date:Friday 19 June 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Operator:Aeroflot / Ukraine
Registration: CCCP-87826
C/n / msn: 9241824
First flight: 1972
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 24
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 29
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Berdyansk Airport (ERD) (   Ukraine)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Odessa-Central Airport (ODS/UKOO), Ukraine
Destination airport:Berdyansk Airport (ERD/UKDB), Ukraine
Narrative:
The aircraft approached with tailwind in a heavy rain shower and touched down at a high speed. A go-around was initiated, but later aborted. The aircraft overran the runway, struck some obstacles and caught fire.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Odessa-Central Airport to Berdyansk Airport as the crow flies is 463 km (289 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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