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Last updated: 11 July 2020
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Date:Saturday 14 August 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Operator:MAP Kazan MSZ
Registration: CCCP-98102
C/n / msn: 9720554
First flight: 1977
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Bazarnyye Mataki (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Kazan Airport (KZN/UWKD), Russia
Destination airport:Kuybyshev Airport (KUF/UWWW), Russia
Narrative:
The Yak-40 crashed following an in-flight fire en route from Kazan to Kuybyshev (now Samara). A fire had broken out in the centre-wing section as fuel had ignited. During the emergency descent the aircraft exceeded its design speed limit, broke up in mid-air and crashed.

Classification:
Inflight fire
Loss of control

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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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 Kazan Airport to Kuybyshev Airport as the crow flies is 239 km (149 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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