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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Datum:Montag 26 März 1979
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-26
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot, Uralsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Kennzeichen: CCCP-26569
Werknummer: 3809
Baujahr: 1976
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:2148
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,7 km (1.1 Meilen) E of Baykit (BKT) (   Russland)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Yeniseysk Airport (EIE/UNII), Russland
Flug nach:Baykit Airport (BKT/UNIB), Russland
The Antonov 26 crashed into a wooded hillside while on approach to Baykit (BKT), Russia. The airplane carried a cargo of oranges, 3700 kg. Some passengers were allowed to travel to Baykit by the captain of the plane.
The controller had instructed the crew to carry out a missed approach because runway 24 was blocked. The flight continued on runway heading and just barely climbed until striking the hill.

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Distance from Yeniseysk Airport to Baykit Airport as the crow flies is 423 km (265 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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