Runway excursion Accident Yakovlev Yak-40 UR-87918, Monday 28 April 2003
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Date:Monday 28 April 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Yakovlev Yak-40
Registration: UR-87918
MSN: 9730855
Year of manufacture:1977
Engine model:Ivchenko AI-25
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, written off
Location:Dnepropetrovsk Airport (DNK) -   Ukraine
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Dnepropetrovsk Airport (DNK/UKDD)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The Yak-40 touched down on runway 09/27 (2841 m long) at Dnepropetrovsk Airport. The right wing lifted three times during touchdown. The pilot finally managed to get all wheels on the ground but the aircraft was not aligned with the runway. It ran off the side and, at a speed of 115 km/h, ran into a dyke which was located about 100 m from the side of the runway.


MAK Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC)
Scramble 296



photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS/EDDL); October 1998

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