Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 26 August 1988
Time:23:18
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410MU
Operator:Aeroflot, Yakutsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-67235
C/n / msn: 770801
First flight: 1977
Engines: 2 Walter M-601A
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Irkutsk (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kirensk (UIKK), Russia
Destination airport:Irkutsk Airport (IKT/UIII), Russia
Narrative:
The flight crew failed to set the altimeters to aerodrome setting during the approach in poor weather. The aircraft descended into trees on the slope of a mountain (at 700m altitude), broke up and caught fire. Crew duty time had exceeded 15 hours when the crash happened.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» ICAO Adrep Summary 2/89 (#63)


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Distance from Kirensk to Irkutsk Airport as the crow flies is 650 km (406 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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