Narrative:Smoke in the rear cargo hold forced the crew to carry out an emergency descent from 10600m. A fire warning for both engines occurred, followed by an electrical failure. The aircraft force landed in snow covered fields.
|Date:||Saturday 13 January 1990|
|Operator:||Aeroflot, North Kavkaz Civil Aviation Directorate|
|C/n / msn:|| 2351703|
|First flight:|| 1972|
|Total airframe hrs:||30755|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 65|
|Total:||Fatalities: 27 / Occupants: 71 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||3 km (1.9 mls) E of Pervouralsk (Russia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Tyumen Airport (TJM/USTR), Russia|
|Destination airport:||Ufa Airport (UFA/UWUU), Russia|
PROBABLE CAUSE: Short circuit of electrical wiring.
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Distance from Tyumen Airport to Ufa Airport as the crow flies is 652 km (408 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.