Flugunfall 30 DEC 1967 einer Antonov An-24B CCCP-46215 - Liepaya Airport (LPX)
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Datum:Samstag 30 Dezember 1967
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-24B
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot / Latvia
Kennzeichen: CCCP-46215
Werknummer: 67302909
Baujahr: 1966
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 40 / Insassen: 46
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 43 / Insassen: 51
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:0,5 km (0.3 Meilen) von Liepaya Airport (LPX) (   Lettland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Riga-Central Airport (EVRS), Lettland
Flug nach:Liepaya Airport (LPX/EVLA), Lettland
The Antonov An-24B passenger plane operated on a domestic Aeroflot flight from Riga to Liepaya. On board were five crew members and 46 passengers.
During the approach to Liepaya the airplane was too high above the glide slope. At an altitude of 250 m, 4 km from the runway, the crew added takeoff power and commenced a missed approach procedure. At that moment, the right hand engine lost power. While the crew struggled to feather the propeller, the aircraft lost altitude. It rolled 40 degrees to the right and struck a snow-covered field about 500 m from the runway.

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Distance from Riga-Central Airport to Liepaya Airport as the crow flies is 188 km (117 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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