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Last updated: 29 October 2020
Status:Definitief
Datum:zaterdag 14 november 1992
Tijd:ca 07:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Vietnam Airlines
Registratie: VN-A449
Constructienummer: 9631848
Bouwjaar: 1976
Aantal vlieguren:4668
Aantal vluchten:3686
Motoren: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 24 / inzittenden: 25
Totaal:slachtoffers: 30 / inzittenden: 31
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Son Trung (   Vietnam)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Nha Trang Airport (NHA/VVNT), Vietnam
Vluchtnummer: 474
Beschrijving:
Vietnam Airlines flight 474 was destroyed when it impacted terrain near Son Trung, Vietnam. Of the 31 occupants, one passenger survived.
The aircraft, a Yak-40, operated on a domestic flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang. When descending towards Nha Trang the aircraft went below the minimum safe altitude. Also, the aircraft deviated 6 km off the W-13 airway.
Flying over mountainous terrain, the aircraft impacted the top of a ridge, struck some trees and crashed 350 m further on, at an elevation of 970 m. Rescue workers reached the wreckage after eight days.
Weather reported at Nha Trang was Wind 310° 1 m/s, 3cu at 300 m, 5cu at 500 m and 8sc at 1500 m, temperature 25°c and QFE 758.9.

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accident date: 14-11-1992
type: Yakovlev Yak-40
registration: VN-A449
 

Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat International Airport en Nha Trang Airport bedraagt 316 km (198 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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