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Last updated: 26 September 2017
Fecha:sábado 14 noviembre 1992
Hora:ca 07:12
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev 40
Operador:Vietnam Airlines
Registración: VN-A449
Numéro de série: 9631848
Año de Construcción: 1976
Horas Totales de la Célula:4668
Motores: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 25
Total:Fatalidades: 30 / Ocupantes: 31
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Son Trung (   Vietnam)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Número de Vuelo: 474
The Yak-40 was approaching Nha Trang when it descended below safe altitude. Also, the aircraft deviated 6 km off the W-13 airway.
The aircraft impacted the top of a ridge, struck some trees and crashed 350 m further on, at a height of 970 m.
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. Rescue workers reached the wreckage after eight days.

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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.

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