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Last updated: 7 December 2021
Date:Thursday 13 April 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40K
Operator:Kazakhstan Airlines
Registration: UN-88181
MSN: 9620148
First flight: 1976
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 31
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Dzhambul Airport (DMB) (   Kazakhstan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Dzhambul Airport (DMB/UADD), Kazakhstan
Landing at Dzhambul in severe crosswind conditions the aircraft ran off the left side of the runway, The Yakovlev struck a concrete pit cover, causing the right main gear to collapse. It appeared that the an electrical cable, part of the nosegear steering mechanism, had failed prior to landing.

Runway excursion

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