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Accident description
Last updated: 21 November 2017
Date:Sunday 22 March 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 30A
Operator:Myachkovo Avia
Registration: CCCP-30002
C/n / msn: 1403
First flight: 1980
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:53 km (33.1 mls) W of Nizhneyansk (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chokurdah Airport (CKH/UESO), Russia
Destination airport:Tiksi Airport (IKS/UEST), Russia
Pilot errors in autopilot engagement and disengagement resulted in oscillations, which exceeded the allowed slip angles and vertical acceleration. The aircraft disintegrated in the air and crashed on the ice of a river.

Fuselage failure
Loss of control

» Flight International 27.01-02.02.93
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/93 (#37)


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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 Chokurdah Airport to Tiksi Airport as the crow flies is 683 km (427 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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