Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 30 November 1995
Time:19:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-323C
Operator:Azerbaijan Airlines
Registration: 4K-401
C/n / msn: 19584/663
First flight: 1967
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (HK)
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:9 km (5.6 mls) from Baku Airport (BAK) (   Azerbaijan) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Urumqi Airport (URC/ZWWW), China
Destination airport:Baku-Bina International Airport (BAK/UBBB), Azerbaijan
Narrative:
At about 19:10 LT the Boeing 707 arrived from Urumqi (URC), but had some problems with the left MLG. After a low pass along Baku's runway the aircraft turned to the left to return to the airport. Shortly afterwards the plane struck light stanchions on a road bridge and crashed in a field.

Sources:
» Flight International 13-19.12.95 (9)
» ICAO Adrep Summary 2/96 (#3)
» Scramble 200(40)


Photos

photo of Boeing 707-323C 4K-401
Add your photo of this accident or aircraft
 

Map
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 Urumqi Airport to Baku-Bina International Airport as the crow flies is 3059 km (1912 miles).

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.
languages: English Franšais Nederlands Deutsch Espanol

Share
Share

Boeing 707

  • 139th loss
  • 858 built
  • 63rd worst accident (at the time)
  • 68th worst accident (currently)
safety profile

 Azerbaijan
  • 7th worst accident (at the time)
  • 11th worst accident (currently)
»safety profile