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Last updated: 22 October 2021
Date:Thursday 26 September 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24
Operator:AKF Polet
Registration: CCCP-46724
MSN: 37300304
First flight: 1963
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Saint Petersburg [Gulf of Finland] (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Russia
Destination airport:Voronezh Airport (VOZ/UUOO), Russia
Crashed into Gulf of Finland five minutes after take off. The Antonov was headed to Voronezh with a cargo of electronics.

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Distance from Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport to Voronezh Airport as the crow flies is 1040 km (650 miles).

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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