29 Years ago today: On 1 August 1990 an Aeroflot Yakovlev 40 crashed near Stepanakert, killing all 47 occupants.

Date:Wednesday 1 August 1990
Time:11:10
Type: Yakovlev Yak-40
Operator:Aeroflot / Armenia
Registration:CCCP-87453
C/n / msn:9431036
First flight:1974
Engines:Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 43 / Occupants: 43
Total:Fatalities: 46 / Occupants: 46
Aircraft damage:Damaged beyond repair
Location:22 km (13.8 mls) W of Stepanakert (   Azerbaijan)
Phase:Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Yerevan-Zvartnots Airport (EVN/UDYZ), Armenia
Destination airport:Stepanakert Airport, Azerbaijan

Narrative:
The Yakovlev 40 struck a cloud covered hill at an altitude of 2520 m.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Premature descent.