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Last updated: 2 December 2020
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Date:Friday 26 January 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24RV
Operator:MIAT - Mongolian Airlines
Registration: BNMAU-10208
C/n / msn: 57310208
First flight: 1975
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 37
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 41
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Ulaangom Airport (ULO) (   Mongolia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ulan Bator-Buyant Uhaa Airport (ULN/ZMUB), Mongolia
Destination airport:Ulaangom Airport (ULO/ZMUG), Mongolia
Narrative:
The Antonov force-landed after failing to find the destination airport at night. A wing of the aircraft reportedly broke in the accident.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» gogo.mn
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Ulan Bator-Buyant Uhaa Airport to Ulaangom Airport as the crow flies is 1089 km (681 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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