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Last updated: 11 April 2021
Datum:Dienstag 15 Februar 1977
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyuschin Il-18V
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot / Uzbekistan
Kennzeichen: CCCP-75520
Werknummer: 183006703
Baujahr: 1963
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:10817
Triebwerk: 4 Ivchenko AI-20K
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 76 / Insassen: 92
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 77 / Insassen: 98
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2 km (1.3 Meilen) S of Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV) (   Russland)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Nukus Airport (NCU/UTNN), Usbekistan
Flug nach:Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV/URMM), Russland
The Il-18 operated on a passenger flight from Tashkent to Mineralnye Vody with an en route stop at Nukus.
Due to low clouds and fog at Mineralnye Vody the crew had to executed a missed approach. The flaps were fully raised and the nose pitched up to a critical angle of attack. The airplane impacted a railway embankment and burst into flames.

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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 Nukus Airport to Mineralnye Vody Airport as the crow flies is 1339 km (837 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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