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Aeroflot Flight 505

Aeroflot Flight 505
Accident summary
Date Jan 16, 1987
Summary Wake vortex encounter leading to crash
Site Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Passengers 5
Crew 4
Injuries (non-fatal) 0
Fatalities 9 (all)
Survivors 0
Aircraft type Yakovlev Yak-40
Operator Aeroflot
Registration CCCP-87618
Flight origin Tashkent Airport, Uzbekistan
Destination Shahrisabz, Uzbekistan

Aeroflot Flight 505 crashed after take-off in Tashkent. Flight 505 was an early morning flight from Tashkent to Shahrisabz, both in the Uzbek SSR, now Uzbekistan. The flight took off just one and a half minutes after an Ilyushin Il-76, encountering its wake vortex. The Yakovlev Yak-40 then banked sharply to the right, struck the ground, and caught fire. All 9 people on board died.[1]

See also


  1. ^ ASN aircraft accident Yakovlev Yak-40

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