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Last updated: 18 January 2019
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Date:Monday 30 December 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Operator:Aeroflot, Arkhangelsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-87521
C/n / msn: 9520341
First flight: 1975
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 25
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Velsk Airport (   Russia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Velsk Airport (ULKW), Russia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Yak-40 passenger jet, operated by Aeroflot's Arkhangelsk division, was damaged beyond repair in a takeoff accident at Velsk Airport, Russia. Three crew members and eight passengers were injured.
Takeoff was attempted in poor weather with blowing snow and cross wind conditions. The maximum takeoff weight was exceeded by 535 kg. Immediately after lifting off the runway, the right wing touched the ground. The aircraft then collided with a tree and crashed in an embankment. A post impact fire erupted.

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