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Datum:Sonntag 24 Januar 1988
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Jakowlew Yak-40
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot, Privolzhsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Kennzeichen: CCCP-87549
Werknummer: 9531442
Baujahr: 1975
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:14766
Triebwerk: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 27
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 27 / Insassen: 31
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Nizhnevartovsk Airport (NJC) (   Russland)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Nizhnevartovsk Airport (NJC/USNN), Russland
Flug nach:Tyumen Airport (TJM/USTR), Russland
The no.1 and no. 3 engines rpm dropped on takeoff. The no. 2 engine rpm also dropped, but recovered. The no. 1 and no. 3 engines eventually shut down, causing the aircraft to lose speed. The plane stalled, collided with obstacles and broke up.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Reduction in engine thrust during takeoff, probably because the crew closed the throttle.

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Distance from Nizhnevartovsk Airport to Tyumen Airport as the crow flies is 755 km (472 miles).

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