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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Date:Sunday 23 September 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Operator:Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Air Enterprise
Registration: RA-87481
MSN: 9440938
First flight: 1975
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tigil Airport (   Russia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Tigil Airport (UHPG), Russia
Bounced several times and landed heavily, causing the nosegear to collapse. Damaged beyond repair.

Heavy landing
Bounced on landing
Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap

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photo of Yakovlev-Yak-40-RA-87481
accident date: 23-09-2001
type: Yakovlev Yak-40
registration: RA-87481
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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