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Last updated: 16 November 2019
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Datum:Dienstag 15 Juli 1975
Zeit:12:34
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Jakowlew Yak-40
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot / Armenia
Kennzeichen: CCCP-87475
Werknummer: 9442037
Baujahr: 1974
Betriebsstunden:1244
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:1151
Triebwerk: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 35 / Insassen: 35
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 40 / Insassen: 40
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:18 km (11.3 Meilen) E of Batumi-Chorokh Airport (BUS) (   Georgien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Yerevan-Zvartnots Airport (EVN/UDYZ), Armenien
Flug nach:Batumi-Chorokh Airport (BUS/UGSB), Georgien
Flugnummer:E-15
Unfallbericht:
Struck Mount Mtirala while performing a go-around. The weather at Batumi was poor and the weather conditions reported to the crew did not correspond to the actual conditions encountered during the approach. Visibility was 3000 m instead of 5000 m as reported.

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Distance from Yerevan-Zvartnots Airport to Batumi-Chorokh Airport as the crow flies is 284 km (177 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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