- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 24, 1983
Time: ?
Location: Leshukonskoye, Russia
Operator: Aeroflot
Flight #: 601
Route: Arkhangelsk - Leshukonskoye
AC Type: Antonov AN-24
Registration: CCCP-46617
cn / ln: 37308704
Aboard: 49   (passengers:44  crew:5)
Fatalities: 44   (passengers:39  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: The airliner crashed on approach in adverse weather. Instead of a go-around the pilot put the plane in a tight turn to the right with a high slip angle, leading to a loss of airspeed. After descending through decision height the pilot attempted a go-around but the plane rolled to the left and lost altitude. After the bank angle reached 90 degrees the aircraft crashed short of the runway.
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