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Plane crash of AN-24RV in Sukhumi. 1977
Plane crash of AN-24RV in Sukhumi. 1977

Plane crash of AN-24RV Kirovograd SHVLP in Sukhumi

Date of the crash: 08.07.1977 of

Time of the crash: 21:39

Country of the crash: the USSR

Location of the crash: Georgian SSR, Abkhaz ASSR, near Sukhumi

aircraft Brand: An-24RV

Registration of aircraft: SSSR46847

Name of air carrier: Aeroflot (USSR)

Subdivision: Kirovograd SHVLP GA

Chronology of events:

Approximately an hour after the disaster, the boat arrived was picked up from the water by commander-instructor Revenko, seriously injured and holding on to a floating fragment of the plane on the water. He said that flying a height of 120 m, it was as if hit on the head, after that he does not remember anything and already woke up in the water. Revenko's injuries show that he was not in the working posture at the time of the catastrophe. According to the injuries on his head, it was found that he had hit an onboard radar tube, his material has damping characteristics. The actual data, which indicate a sudden loss of efficiency, is not established, however, some indirect factors do not exclude this:

a) sudden loss of consciousness after passing height 120 m;

b) lack of adequate reaction in reducing aircraft;

c) the absence of an active working posture.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 7: 7 crew members. Total killed 6 people: 6 crew members.

Details of the crash:

Phase of flight: climb

Identified causes of the crash: the reasons for non-standard

Data on the plane:

aircraft Brand: An-24RV

Aircraft ID: SSSR46847

Country where registered aircraft: the USSR

Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 14.01.1972

The serial number of the aircraft: 27307505

Hours aircraft: 5698

The cycles of use of the aircraft: 16941

Engines: N4432012 N4112057

Flight data:

Tour type: Training (training session)

The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)

Division: Kirovograd SHVLP GA

The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR

Flying from: Sukhumi (Babushera)

Flying in: Kirovohrad

Original item: Sukhumi (Babushera)

A final point: Kirovograd

Additional information:

Information about the crew:

KBC instructor Vladimir Maksimovic Revenko

navigator-instructor Vladimir Ilyich Sagan

mechanic instructor Alex Stepanovich Borisov

Pilots listeners:

Gennady Vasilyevich Meshkov

Anatoly Suchkov

Gennady Mozgachёv

Yuri Raczkowski