Plane crash Yak-40 near Khorog. 1993
Plane crash Yak-40 near Khorog. 1993

Plane crash Yak-40 airlines Tochikiston near Khorog

  • Date plane crash: 28.08.1993, the

  • Country of the crash: Tajikistan

  • Location of the crash: Khorog airport

  • aircraft Brand: Yak-40

  • Registration of aircraft: EY87995

  • Name of air carrier: Tochikiston

Chronology of events:

When landing at the airport Khorog passengers militants who controlled the Khorog and surroundings (in Tajikistan stemmed civil war), threatening with automatic weapons crew put on a plane 81 passengers, including - women and fourteen children (layout of the Yak-40 calculated on transportation 28 passengers).

It was not a hijacking - all the passengers had planned to fly to Dushanbe route, just militants believed that such an aircraft 28 people - too little.

The crew under the threat of execution was forced to start off. Yak-40 could not break away from the strip at high speed rolled with it, in 148 m from the end of the band left landing gear hit the low earthen breastworks ditch and then collided with a tall boulder see 60. 60 meters later right landing gear Yak- 40 collided with a concrete pillbox 60 cm height. Then the plane crashed into the river Panj and crashed. There was no action of the crew to stop the takeoff. Maximum take-off weight was exceeded by 3000 kg. The crash killed the crew and passengers 77.

In this article we will talk about the crash of the Yak-40 near Khorog. 1993

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 86: 5 81 crew members and passengers. Total killed 82 people: crew 5, 77 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: take-off

  • Identified causes of the crash: unlawful interference with aviation

Data on the plane:

  • aircraft Brand: Yak-40

  • Aircraft ID: EY87995

  • The country in which the registered aircraft: Tajikistan

  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 11.12.1975

  • Serial number of the aircraft :: 9541944

Flight data:

  • Flight type: Chartered passenger

  • Aviation Company: Tochikiston

  • The country, which was registered aviation company: Tajikistan

  • Flying from: Khorog

  • I flew to Dushanbe

  • Original item: Khorog

  • A final point: Dushanbe

Additional information:

Information about the crew:

  • KBC Mels Siyar

  • the co-pilot Yuri Demin

  • mechanic Nizomiddin Buriev

  • Flight AI Kayumov