Accident description
Last updated: 1 October 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 16 March 2005
Time:13:53
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 24RV
Operating for:Regional Airlines
Leased from:Kuzbassaviafrakht
Registration: RA-46489
C/n / msn: 27308107
First flight: 1972
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 26 / Occupants: 45
Total:Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 52
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) from Varandey (   Russia) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Usinsk Airport (USK), Russia
Destination airport:Varandey, Russia
Flightnumber:9288
Narrative:
While approaching the airport of Varandey the crew allowed the airspeed to decay and the nose to rise until the airplane stalled. It contacted a small hill, crashed and burned.
Possible errors in the indications of the airspeed and angle-of-attack could have hindered the crew members to monitor the flight parameters.


Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Aviatsiya.ru
» Gazeta.ru
» Michael Roch
» Russian Ministry of Transport
» RIA Novosti
» ITAR-TASS


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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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