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Accident description
Last updated: 28 November 2015
Date:Thursday 26 August 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev 40
Operator:Uzbekistan Airways
Registration: UK-87848
C/n / msn: 9331730
First flight: 1973
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 29
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 33
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2 km (1.3 mls) from Turtkul Airport (   Uzbekistan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tashkent-Yuzhny Airport (TAS/UTTT), Uzbekistan
Destination airport:Turtkul Airport (UTNT), Uzbekistan
On the second approach to runway 20 another go-around was initiated. After raising the gear the Yakovlev struck power lines at a height of 10m/30 feet, 2000m/6500 feet past the runway. The aircraft belly landed and slid for 130m/425 feet before coming to rest against an embankment.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground

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Distance from Tashkent-Yuzhny Airport to Turtkul Airport as the crow flies is 689 km (431 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.
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