ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-30A CCCP-30002 Nizhneyansk
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Sunday 22 March 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-30A
Operator:Myachkovo Avia
Registration: CCCP-30002
MSN: 1403
First flight: 1980
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:53 km (33.1 mls) W of Nizhneyansk (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chokurdah Airport (CKH/UESO), Russia
Destination airport:Tiksi Airport (IKS/UEST), Russia
Pilot errors in autopilot engagement and disengagement resulted in oscillations, which exceeded the allowed slip angles and vertical acceleration. The aircraft disintegrated in the air and crashed on the ice of a river.

Fuselage failure
Loss of control

» Flight International 27 January-2 February 93
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/93 (#37)


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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 Chokurdah Airport to Tiksi Airport as the crow flies is 683 km (427 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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