Accident description
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 14 September 1990
Time:01:53
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK42 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev 42
Operator:Aeroflot, North Kavkaz Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-42351
C/n / msn: 1811379
First flight: 1988
Total airframe hrs:4509
Cycles:2824
Engines: 3 Lotarev D-36
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 124
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 129
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,7 km (1.1 mls) W of Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport (SVX) (   Russia) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Volgograd Airport (VOG/URWW), Russia
Destination airport:Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport (SVX/USSS), Russia
Flightnumber:8175
Narrative:
The aircraft struck trees 1700m short of the runway and broke up after the pilot intentionally departed from the prescribed approach pattern during a late night approach to runway 08 at Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» airdisaster.ru


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Distance from Volgograd Airport to Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport as the crow flies is 1401 km (876 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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