Runway excursion Accident Yakovlev Yak-40 CCCP-87826, Friday 19 June 1987
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Date:Friday 19 June 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Yakovlev Yak-40
Owner/operator:Aeroflot / Ukraine
Registration: CCCP-87826
MSN: 9241824
Year of manufacture:1972
Engine model:Ivchenko AI-25
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 29
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Berdyansk Airport (ERD) -   Ukraine
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Odessa-Central Airport (ODS/UKOO)
Destination airport:Berdyansk Airport (ERD/UKDB)
The aircraft approached with tailwind in a heavy rain shower and touched down at a high speed. A go-around was initiated, but later aborted. The aircraft overran the runway, struck some obstacles and caught fire.


Soviet Transports


  • 57th worst accident in 1987
  • 29th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 16th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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