Date: March 18, 1997
Type: Antonov 24
Registration: - RA-46516
Operator: - Stavropol Airlines
Where: North Caucasus, Russia

This is not an accident investigation report

A Russian airliner crashed in a forest in the south of Russia killing all 50 people on board.

The Antonov 24 with 41 passengers and 8 crew was flying form Stavropol in southern Russia to Trabzon a Turkish Black Sea city. The aircraft came down in a forest in the North Caucasus region. The cause is not yet known.