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Fecha:sábado 28 agosto 1993
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Operador:Tajikistan Airlines
Registración: 87995
Numéro de série: 9541944
Año de Construcción: 1975
Motores: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 77 / Ocupantes: 81
Total:Fatalidades: 82 / Ocupantes: 86
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Khorog (   Tadjikistán)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Khorog Airport (UTOD), Tadjikistán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dushanbe Airport (DYU/UTDD), Tadjikistán
A Yakovlev 40 passenger jet was destroyed when it crashed on takeoff from Khorog Airport, Tajikistan. All five crew members and 77 of the 81 passengers were killed.
The Yakovlev 40, configured to carry 28 passengers, was chartered to fly woman, children and militants to Dushanbe during the Tajikistani Civil War. The crew were forced into accepting more passengers, causing the plane to be grossly overloaded.
The aircraft overran the runway at high speed. The left main gear struck a low earth embankment, 150 m beyond the runway end. The right gear struck a concrete pill-box 60 m further. The aircraft then fell into the River Pyanj.
The maximum takeoff weight was exceeded by 3,000 kg.

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Distance from Khorog Airport to Dushanbe Airport as the crow flies is 261 km (163 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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