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Plane crash of AN-10A near Kharkov. 1972
Plane crash of AN-10A near Kharkov. 1972

Plane crash 10A Ukrainian An-CAA in the Kharkov region

  • Date of the crash: 18.05.1972, the
  • The time of the crash: 11: 53
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Ukrainian SSR, Kharkov region, near the village of Russian Lozovaya
  • Type of aircraft: An-10A
  • Registration of aircraft: CCCP11215
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Ukrainian CAA of Kharkiv
  • Flight: 1491 

Chronology of events: Plane in a disorderly fall switched from MK = 146 degrees, which corresponds to the repetition rate of the third turn with Mkpos = 263 degree. The wreckage was scattered on the territory of 765h2160 m. The fuselage crashed into the ground at an angle 60-70 degrees. Weather: cumulus clouds 3-4 points, the upper limit of 2000-2500 m, height 1500-2000 m visibility 10 km, quiet, weak turbulence below 2500 m, t = + 27 ° C.

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 122: 7 115 crew members and passengers. Total killed 122 people: crew 7, 115 passengers.
Details of the crash:
  • A flight stage: reduction
  • Identify the causes of the crash: the shortcomings in the design, equipment failure
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: An-10A
  • Aircraft ID: CCCP-11215
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 03.02.1961
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 0402502
  • Hours aircraft: 15485
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 11106
  • Engines: N2314052 N2214020 S2314190 N2234148
Flight data:
  • Flight: 1491
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Ukrainian CAA of Kharkiv
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • I flew from Moscow (Vnukovo)
  • Flying in: Kharkov
  • Original item: Moscow (Vnukovo)
  • A final point: Kharkov
Additional information:

Information about the crew:
  • KBC Vladimir Afanasievich Vasiltsov
  • the co-pilot Andrei Yefimovich Burkovsky
  • navigator Alexander Stefanovich Hryshko
  • mechanic Vladimir Sergeyevich Shchekin
  • radio operator Konstantin Peresechansky
  • flight attendants
  • Lydia Sidorovna Danshina 
  • Lyudmila Demyanovna Kuleshov 
  • accompanies the Ministry of Interior Ivan L. Medveduk