Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 13 April 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev 40K
Operator:Kazakhstan Airlines
Registration: UN-88181
C/n / msn: 9620148
First flight: 1976
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 31
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Dzhambul Airport (DMB) (   Kazakhstan) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Dzhambul Airport (DMB/UADD), Kazakhstan
Narrative:
Landing at Dzhambul in severe crosswind conditions the aircraft ran off the left side of the runway, The Yakovlev struck a concrete pit cover, causing the right main gear to collapse. It appeared that the an electrical cable, part of the nosegear steering mechanism, had failed prior to landing.

Sources:
» Airclaims
» Scramble 197(p.56)


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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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