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Date:Friday 6 July 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-14
Operator:Aeroflot / Uzbekistan
Registration: CCCP-91554
MSN: 147001216
First flight: 1957
Total airframe hrs:11030
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 33
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 38
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:ca 34 km from Tashkent Airport (TAS) (   Uzbekistan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bukhara Airport (BHK/UTSB), Uzbekistan
Destination airport:Tashkent Airport (TAS/UTTT), Uzbekistan
Flightnumber: 40
At 10:05 local time, Flight 40 off from Bukhara (BHK), in clear weather climbed to a cruising altitude of 3,000 meters. At 10:35 the crew reported the failure of the right engine due to a failure of piston cylinder number 2. They requested permission to proceed to Tashkent at a cruising level of 2,400 m. Permission was granted. The crew eventually descended to 1500 m. Height was lost as the airplane was about 34 km from Tashkent. The right wing of the IL-14 struck a 2,5 m high fence of a farm. The wing broke off and the airplane crashed into a cotton field, breaking in three. A fire erupted.



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Distance from Bukhara Airport to Tashkent Airport as the crow flies is 435 km (272 miles).

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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