Accident
Last updated: 18 April 2014
Status:
Datum:Donnerstag 15 Mai 1997
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Jakowlew 40
Fluggesellschaft:Azerbaijan Airlines
Kennzeichen: 4K-87504
Werknummer: 9510640
Baujahr: 1975
Triebwerk: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:5,2 km (3.3 Meilen) von Gyandzha Airport (KVD) (   Aserbeidschan) show on map
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Ausbildungsflug
Flug von:Gyandzha Airport (KVD/UBBG), Aserbeidschan
Flug nach:Gyandzha Airport (KVD/UBBG), Aserbeidschan
Unfallbericht:
A number of Azerbaijani soldiers were returning to camp after a small arms practice and had begun shooting at a road sign. At the same time a Yakovlev 40 was returning from a training flight and overflew the area. A number of stray bullets struck the Yak and hit an oxygen cylinder. A fire broke out and control was lost. The aircraft crashed 5160m short of the runway, 95m left of the extended centerline.

Informationsquelle:
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» Black Sea Press
» Tommy Maurer


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Distance from Gyandzha Airport to Gyandzha Airport as the crow flies is 0 km (0 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.
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