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Last updated: 21 November 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Samstag 14 November 1992
Zeit:ca 07:12
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Jakowlew Yak-40
Fluggesellschaft:Vietnam Airlines
Kennzeichen: VN-A449
Werknummer: 9631848
Baujahr: 1976
Betriebsstunden:4668
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:3686
Triebwerk: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 24 / Insassen: 25
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 30 / Insassen: 31
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Son Trung (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Flug nach:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Flugnummer: 474
Unfallbericht:
Vietnam Airlines flight 474 was destroyed when it impacted terrain near Son Trung, Vietnam. Of the 31 occupants, one passenger survived.
The aircraft, a Yak-40, operated on a domestic flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang. When descending towards Nha Trang the aircraft wen below the minimum safe altitude. Also, the aircraft deviated 6 km off the W-13 airway.
Flying over mountainous terrain, the aircraft impacted the top of a ridge, struck some trees and crashed 350 m further on, at an elevation of 970 m. Rescue workers reached the wreckage after eight days.
Weather reported at Nha Trang was Wind 310° 1 m/s, 3cu at 300 m, 5cu at 500 m and 8sc at 1500 m, temperature 25°c and QFE 758.9.

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Distance from Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Nha Trang Airport as the crow flies is 316 km (198 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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