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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Fecha:jueves 9 septiembre 1976
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24RV
Operador:Aeroflot / Belarus
Registración: CCCP-46518
Numéro de série: 37308504
Año de Construcción: 1973
Motores: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 41 / Ocupantes: 41
Total:Fatalidades: 46 / Ocupantes: 46
Víctimas de la colisión:Fatalidades: 18
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:37 km (23.1 milles) S de la costa de Anapa [Black Sea] (   Rusia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Donetsk Airport (DOK/UKCC), Ucrania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Adler/Sochi Airport (AER/URSS), Rusia
Número de Vuelo:7957
Descripción:
Aeroflot Flight 31, a Yakovlev 40 (CCCP-87772) on its way to Kerch, had been cleared to FL187. This altitude however, was intended for the reciprocal track. The Yakovlev collided head-on with the Antonov 24 which was on its way to Sochi. The wreckage sank in water, 1500-1600 feet deep.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Violation of separation rules. Contributing causes were insufficient visual alertness on the part of both crews and a lack of 'situation analysis' based on air/ground radio communications.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Disasters / D. Gero
» Soviet Transports
» airdisaster.ru


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Distance from Donetsk Airport to Adler/Sochi Airport as the crow flies is 538 km (336 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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Antonov An-24

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