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Last updated: 15 April 2021
Fecha:martes 15 julio 1975
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Operador:Aeroflot / Armenia
Registración: CCCP-87475
Numéro de série: 9442037
Año de Construcción: 1974
Horas Totales de la Célula:1244
Motores: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 35 / Ocupantes: 35
Total:Fatalidades: 40 / Ocupantes: 40
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:18 km (11.3 milles) E of Batumi-Chorokh Airport (BUS) (   Georgia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Yerevan-Zvartnots Airport (EVN/UDYZ), Armenia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Batumi-Chorokh Airport (BUS/UGSB), Georgia
Número de Vuelo:E-15
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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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 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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