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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 3 October 2017
Time:ca 18:47
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-28
Operator:East Wing
Registration: UP-A2807
C/n / msn: 1AJ007-14
First flight: 1990
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:28 km (17.5 mls) WNW of Almaty Airport (ALA) (   Kazakhstan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Almaty Airport (ALA/UAAA), Kazakhstan
Destination airport:Shymkent Airport (CIT/UAII), Kazakhstan
Narrative:
An Antonov An-28 operated by East Wing was destroyed when it impacted terrain during an ambulance flight in Kazakhstan.
The aircraft took off from Almaty at 18:35 hours local time with destination Shymkent, Kazakhstan. It impacted terrain and caught fire 12 minutes later, near the village of Mezhdurechenskoye. All five on board suffered fatal injuries.

Sources:
» ria.ru
» zakon.kz
» Kazakhstan Committee of Civil Aviation

METAR Weather report:
10:00 UTC / 16:00 local time:
UAAA 031000Z 01003MPS 9999 SCT050CB BKN100 19/04 Q1013 R23R/CLRD65 NOSIG

11:00 UTC / 17:00 local time:
UAAA 031100Z 03003MPS 9999 SCT050CB BKN100 18/04 Q1013 R05L/CLRD65 NOSIG

12:00 UTC / 18:99 local time:
UAAA 031200Z 35006MPS 9999 SCT050CB BKN100 15/08 Q1015 R05L/CLRD65 NOSIG

13:00 UTC / 19:00 local time:
UAAA 031300Z VRB01MPS 9999 BKN033CB OVC100 14/06 Q1016 R05L/CLRD65 NOSIG


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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 Almaty Airport to Shymkent Airport as the crow flies is 621 km (388 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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