# Yakovlev Yak-42 / Yak-142 - YK42 All about Yakovlev Yak-42 / Yak-142, the aircraft made by Yakovlev with IATA type designator YK2, ICAO code YK42

The Yakovlev Yak-42 is a three-engine short-range narrowbody airliner for max. 120 passengers developed by the Soviet Design Bureau OKB Yakovlev (OKB-115), today A.S. Yakovlev Design Bureau JSC, Russia.

Aircraft managed by 2 crew members and can trasfer 120 passengers

The cruise speed is about 809 km/h and service ceiling is up to 9.100 m . The aircraft range is 1.530 km. The aircraft empty Weight is 28.690 kg and maximum takeoff weight is 53.500 kg.

The aircraft size: Length 36,38 m, wing span 34,20 m and plane height is 9,80 m.

The plane made its first flight at 07.03.1975,

There are 180 aircrafts produced for now. There are 8 accidents registred with 570 fatalities. The Survival Rate is 20.3%.

Yakovlev Yak-42 / Yak-142 (YK2) out of production for now.## Known modifications:

**YK42**

YAKOVLEV Yak-42

#### Important notice

Yakovlev Yak-42 / Yak-142 with IATA code **YK2** is IATA Aircraft type designator for Yakovlev yak-42