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Crash of a Let 410UVP-E20 in Nelkan: 6 killed

Accident description

  • Nov 15, 2017 at 1330 LT
  • RA-67047
  • Landing (descent or approach)
  • Scheduled Revenue Flight
  • Yes
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • Khabarovsk - Nikoayevsk-on-Amur - Nelkan
  • 3010
  • JAN2015
  • RNI463
  • Nelkan, Khabarovsk Krai
  • Russia
  • Asia
  • 2
  • 2
  • 5
  • 4
  • 0
  • 6
  • The twin engine airplane was completing a flight from Khabarovsk to Nelkan with an intermediate stop at Nikoayevsk-on-Amur, carrying five passengers and two pilots. While approaching Nelkan in the early afternoon, the aircraft crashed in a wooded area located 2 km from the airport. Both pilots and four passengers were killed while a child was seriously injured. It is believed the crew decided not to stop at Nikoayevsk-on-Amur due to poor weather conditions. The accident occurred at 1330LT.