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Datum:Dienstag 5 März 1963
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyuschin Il-18V
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot / Turkmenistan
Kennzeichen: CCCP-75765
Werknummer: 181003404
Baujahr: 1961
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:1213
Triebwerk: 4 Ivchenko AI-20
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 11
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 43
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 54
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Ashgabat Airport (ASB) (   Turkmenistan)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Krasnovodsk Airport (KRW/UTAK), Turkmenistan
Flug nach:Ashgabat Airport (ASB/UTAA), Turkmenistan
Flugnummer: 191
The IL-18 flew an unstabilized apprpoach in below minima weather conditions as a result of a dust storm. It struck powerlines and approach lights and crashed about 200-300 m short of the runway. The fuselage broke and a fire erupted.

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Distance from Krasnovodsk Airport to Ashgabat Airport as the crow flies is 513 km (321 miles).

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