- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 23, 2005
Time: 22:27
Location: Nardaran, Azerbaijan
Operator: Azerbaijan Airlines
Flight #: 217
Route: Baku, Azerbaijan - Aktau, Kazakhstan
AC Type: Antonov AN-140-100
Registration: 4K-AZ48
cn / ln: 36525307036
Aboard: 23   (passengers:18  crew:5)
Fatalities: 23   (passengers:18  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane crashed along the shore of the Caspian Sea 8 minutes after taking off from Baku. Instrument failure left the crew unable to control the aircraft.
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