Airplane Crash - Leninakan, Russia 04/19/1983

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Leninakan, Russia


Date04/19/1983
Time18:09
LocationLeninakan, Russia
OperatorAeroflot
RouteNalchik - Leninakan
TypeYakovlev YAK-40
RegistrationCCCP-87291
Cn/In9320628
Aboard21
Fatalities21
Ground0
SummaryThe crew deviated from course while descending to land. Navigational error. ATC procedural error in not identifying the planes position.

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