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Last updated: 26 January 2020
Date:Friday 27 March 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 30
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 34
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Stepanakert (   Azerbaijan)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Stepanakert Airport, Azerbaijan
Destination airport:Yerevan Airport (EVN/UDYZ), Armenia
The Yakovlev 40 was hit by anti-aircraft fire shortly after takeoff. One engine failed and a fire started in the rear of the plane. A safe landing was made at Sisian Airport.


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