Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 26 November 1991
Time:05:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 24RV
Operator:Aeroflot, Privolzhsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-47823
C/n / msn: 17307204
First flight: 1971
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 37 / Occupants: 37
Total:Fatalities: 41 / Occupants: 41
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:0,8 km (0.5 mls) from Bugulma Airport (UUA) (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nizhnevartovsk Airport (NJC/USNN), Russia
Destination airport:Bugulma Airport (UUA), Russia
Narrative:
While approaching Bugulma, the aircraft yawed to the right. At 2 km short of the runway, the crew decided to go around.
The aircraft crashed 800m short of the runway and 600m to the right of the extended centerline.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Stabilizer icing (15mm thick layer of ice).


Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» ICAO Adrep Summary 6/91 (#14)
» NRC Handelsblad 26.11.1991 (p.1)


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Distance from Nizhnevartovsk Airport to Bugulma Airport as the crow flies is 1546 km (966 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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