- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 28, 1993
Time: 10:45
Location: Khorag, Tajikistan
Operator: Tajikistan Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Khorag - Dushanbe
AC Type: Yakovlev YAK-40
Registration: CCCP-87995
cn / ln: 9541944
Aboard: 86   (passengers:81  crew:5)
Fatalities: 82   (passengers:77  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: While taking off, the aircraft, overloaded by 3 times the number of people the plane was designed for, never got airborne, overran the runway and crashed into the Pyanj river. The crew was coerced into taking off by armed men who commandeered the plane.
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