Narrative: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.
Loss of control
|Date:||Sunday 22 March 1992|
|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|
» Flight International 27.01-02.02.93
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/93 (#37)
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).
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.