ASN Aircraft accident Let L-410MU CCCP-67235 Irkutsk Airport (IKT)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Friday 26 August 1988
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
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
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:21 km (13.1 mls) SE of Irkutsk Airport (IKT) (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kirensk Airport (KCK/UIKK), Russia
Destination airport:Irkutsk Airport (IKT/UIII), Russia
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 700 m altitude), broke up and caught fire. Crew duty time had exceeded 15 hours when the crash happened.

Insufficient rest / fatigue
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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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 Kirensk Airport to Irkutsk Airport as the crow flies is 650 km (406 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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