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Last updated: 28 October 2020
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Date:Friday 27 March 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Operator:Aeroflot
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 (UBBS), Azerbaijan
Destination airport:Yerevan Airport (EVN/UDYZ), Armenia
Narrative:
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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Distance from Stepanakert Airport to Yerevan Airport as the crow flies is 204 km (128 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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