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Last updated: 24 October 2020
Fecha:domingo 24 enero 1988
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Operador:Aeroflot, Privolzhsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registración: CCCP-87549
Numéro de série: 9531442
Año de Construcción: 1975
Motores: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 27
Total:Fatalidades: 27 / Ocupantes: 31
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Nizhnevartovsk Airport (NJC) (   Rusia)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nizhnevartovsk Airport (NJC/USNN), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tyumen Airport (TJM/USTR), Rusia
The no.1 and no. 3 engines rpm dropped on takeoff. The no. 2 engine rpm also dropped, but recovered. The no. 1 and no. 3 engines eventually shut down, causing the aircraft to lose speed. The plane stalled, collided with obstacles and broke up.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Reduction in engine thrust during takeoff, probably because the crew closed the throttle.

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Distance from Nizhnevartovsk Airport to Tyumen Airport as the crow flies is 755 km (472 miles).

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