Flugunfall 03 AUG 1979 einer Let L-410M CCCP-67206 - Leningrad-Rzhevka Airport
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Datum:Freitag 3 August 1979
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410M
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot, Central Region Civil Aviation Directorate
Kennzeichen: CCCP-67206
Werknummer: 760509
Baujahr: 1976
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:674
Triebwerk: 2 Walter M-601A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 11
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 14
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:0,5 km (0.3 Meilen) NE of Leningrad-Rzhevka Airport (   Russland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Velikiye Luki Airport (VLU/ULOL), Russland
Flug nach:Leningrad-Rzhevka Airport (RVH/ULSS), Russland
A Let L-410M operated by Aeroflot's Central Region division was damaged beyond repair in an accident near Leningrad-Rzhevka Airport.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Smolensk to Leningrad-Rzhevka with several en route stops. On the final leg of the flight, as the aircraft was approaching Rzhevka the right engine failed. The propeller could not be feathered and the crew decided to initiate a go around. The aircraft banked to the right, entered a right spin and crashed in a swampy forest 500 metres before the runway threshold and 550 metres to the right of the runway's extended centreline. A post-impact fire erupted.

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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 Velikiye Luki Airport to Leningrad-Rzhevka Airport as the crow flies is 397 km (248 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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