Date & Time: Aug 26, 1969 at 0945 LT
Kyzyl – Khovu-Aksy
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On a flight Kyzyl to Khovu-Aksy, the crew encountered below-minima weather conditions with low clouds over the mountains. The captain took the decision to continue into the clouds when the airplane struck at a speed of 200 km/h and a height of 1,940 metres the wooded slope of a mountain (2,591 metres) located 13 km south of Khovu-Aksy. The wreckage was found a day later and all 14 occupants have been killed.
The crew took the decision to continue into clouds without any visual contact with the ground or obstacles. Controlled flight into terrain. Weather conditions were considered as worse than predicted.