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Plane crash IL-62M near Havana (Cuba). 1977
Plane crash IL-62M near Havana (Cuba). 1977

Plane crash IL-62M MC MVS near Havana (Cuba)

Date of the crash: 27.05.1977 of

Time of the crash: 08:45

Country of the crash: Cuba

Location of the crash: Cuba, near Havana

aircraft Brand: IL-62M

Registration of aircraft: CCCP86614

Name of air carrier: Aeroflot (USSR)

Subdivision: MC MBC

Flight: SU331

Chronology of events:

The plane later 5,5 seconds from collision with power lines on a distance 1270 meters from the runway and collided in 121 m from its axis to the ground in a vacant lot, completely destroyed and burned down (except for the tail of the frame 78). The initial impact on the ground and took the bow of the right wing. The spread of the wreckage has 70h130m. We survived two passengers who were in the cabin, and the third was moderately wounded - a man from the USSR, and the woman from Germany. Control measurements of weather, visibility 10 km, quiet, cumulus clouds height m 600 1 / 8 points pressure 758,5 mmHg at sea level, air temperature + 25 ° C ,.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 69: 10 59 crew members and passengers. Total killed 67 people: crew 10, 57 passengers.

Details of the crash:

Phase of flight: approach

Identified causes of the crash: crew error

Data on the plane:

aircraft Brand: Il-62M

Aircraft ID: CCCP86614

Country where registered aircraft: the USSR

Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 23.04.1975

The serial number of the aircraft: 51903

Hours aircraft: 5549

The cycles of use of the aircraft: 1144

Engines: +0304011501103

Flight data:

Flight: SU331

Tour type: Regular passenger

The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)

Subdivision: MC MBC

The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR

Flying from Lisbon

I flew to Havana

Original item: Moscow (Sheremetyevo)

A final point: Havana

Additional information:

Information about the crew:

KBC Viktor Orlov

the co-pilot Vasily Eliseevich Shevelev

navigator Anatoly Vorobyov

Flight Engineer Yuri D. Suslov

radio operator Evhen Pankov

flight attendants:

Galina Grigorieva - Brigadier

Lyudmila Polishchuk

Evgenia Petrovna Kvasnikova

Tamara Galkina

Vladimir Rukotov