Khabarovsk Airlines Flight 463

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Khabarovsk Airlines Flight 463
Russian Air Force Let L-410 Medvedev-1.jpg
A Let L-410 Turbolet similar to the aircraft involved
Accident
Date15 November 2017 (2017-11-15)
SummaryRunway undershoot; under investigation
SiteNelkan Airport, Russia
Aircraft
Aircraft typeLet L-410 Turbolet
OperatorKhabarovsk Airlines
ICAO flight No.RNI463
RegistrationRA-67047
Flight originNikolayevsk-on-Amur Airport
DestinationNelkan Airport
Occupants7
Passengers5
Crew2
Fatalities6
Injuries1
Survivors1

Khabarovsk Airlines Flight 463 was a scheduled domestic passenger flight from Nikolayevsk-on-Amur Airport to Nelkan Airport in Russia. On 15 November 2017 the Let L-410 Turbolet operating the flight crashed short of the runway at Nelkan airport, killing all but one of the seven people on board. The sole survivor was a three-year-old girl who sustained serious injuries. The crash is currently under investigation.[1][2]

Accident[edit]

During approach to runway 04 at Nelkan airport, the aircraft suddenly lost speed, rolled 180 degrees to the left, and crashed into a forest 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) from the runway. Both pilots (who were also the only crew members on board) and four of the five passengers on board were killed. There were no fatalities on the ground.[1]

Aircraft[edit]

The aircraft involved was an Let 410UVP-E20, which first few in 2015 and was powered by two General Electric H80-200 engines.[1]

Investigation[edit]

The Interstate Aviation Committee is currently investigating the crash. A preliminary report was released on 22 December 2017.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Let L-410UVP-E20 RA-67047 Nelkan Airport". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2019-05-01.
  2. ^ a b "L-410 RA-67047 15.11.2017". mak-iac.org. Retrieved 2019-05-01.

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