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Last updated: 18 September 2018
Datum:Samstag 24 September 1988
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolew 154B-2
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot / Armenia
Kennzeichen: CCCP-85479
Werknummer: 81A-479
Baujahr: 1981
Triebwerk: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 158
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 168
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Aleppo Airport (ALP) (   Syrien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Yerevan Airport (EVN/UDYZ), Armenien
Flug nach:Aleppo-Nejrab Airport (ALP/OSAP), Syrien
The aircraft landed hard following an unstabilized visual approach in light turbulence. The gear collapsed and the aircraft overran the runway.
The centre of gravity was out of limits and the crew had manually set the aircraft out of trim.

» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/89 (#33)
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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 Yerevan Airport to Aleppo-Nejrab Airport as the crow flies is 761 km (476 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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