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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:Thursday 10 May 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-18D
Operator:Aeroflot, Uralsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-75414
MSN: 186009303
First flight: 1966
Total airframe hrs:27042
Cycles:10823
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 72
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 79
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Adler/Sochi Airport (AER) (   Russia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Adler/Sochi Airport (AER/URSS), Russia
Destination airport:Chelyabinsk Airport (CEK/USCC), Russia
Narrative:
During takeoff from Sochi-the aircraft did not accelerate beyond 220 km/h for 2-3 seconds due to changing wind. The crew aborted the takeoff run 110 metres before the runway threshold although V1 had been reached. The aircraft overran the runway and collided with trees. Five out seven crew and ten out of 72 passengers were injured.

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» airdisaster.ru
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Adler/Sochi Airport to Chelyabinsk Airport as the crow flies is 2013 km (1258 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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