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Date:vendredi 11 mai 1973
Heure:04:37
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Iliouchine Il-18B
Compagnie:Aeroflot / Azerbaijan
Immatriculation: CCCP-75687
Numéro de série: 189001202
Année de Fabrication: 1959
Heures de vol:21663
Cycles:11787
Equipage:victimes: 8 / à bord: 8
Passagers:victimes: 55 / à bord: 55
Total:victimes: 63 / à bord: 63
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:84 km (52.5 milles) S of Semipalatinsk (   Kazakhstan)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Tashkent Airport (TAS/UTTT), Ouzbékistan
Aéroport de destination:Novosibirsk-Severny (North) Airport (UNCC), Fédération de Russie
Numéro de vol:6551
Détails:
An Il-18 passenger plane CCCP-75687, was destroyed in an accident 84 km south of Semipalatinsk. All 55 passengers and eight crew members were killed.
Aeroflot Flight 6551 departed Tashkent Airport (TAS) at 23:25 Moscow time on May 10. The airplane was bound for Novosibirsk-Severny (North) Airport.
The airplane climbed to the cruising altitude of 9000 m. At 01:22 the flight descended to 7800 metres. About 01:37 Moscow time (04:37 local time), the flight disappeared from radar. Burning wreckage was located in the steppe 84 km south of Semipalatinsk. The outer parts of the right wing and the left stabiliser as well as parts of the right stabiliser were found at a distance of some 3.5 km from the crash site.
It was established that the airplane had disintegrated in midair possibly during an emergency descent. The reason for the emergency descent could not be established.

Suddenly aircraft entered a rapid descent. It broke up at an altitude of 5000 m and crashed.

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La distance entre Tashkent Airport et Novosibirsk-Severny (North) Airport est de 1821 km (1138 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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