Plane crash AN-12 near the a / d Kirzhach. 1967
Plane crash AN-12 near the a / d Kirzhach. 1967

Plane crash AN-12 SRI automatic devices near the a / d Kirzhach

  • Date of the crash: 30.06.1967, the
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Vladimir region, Kirzhachskiy area near the village. Mitino
  • Type of aircraft: An-12
  • Aviation company name: MAP USSR Research Institute of automation devices

Chronology of events:

Disclosure of the four domes of parachutes caused great strides, which tore out the BMD-1. Fuselage still get great destruction. This caused a separation of the tail of the aircraft, which began to fall out of control and fell on the edge of the forest in a field in 1 km north of the village of Mitino Kirzhachsky district (in 17,5 km north-east of the airfield Kirzhach) and exploded. Parachutist 4-5 test and crew members died.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 9: 5 4 crew members and passengers. Total killed 9 people: crew 5, 4 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identified causes of the crash: equipment failure
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: An-12
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
Flight data:
  • Flight Type: Test
  • Aviation Company: MAP USSR Research Institute of automation devices
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Kirzhach
  • Flying in: Kirzhach
  • Original item: Kirzhach
  • A final point: Kirzhach
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • The commander - test pilot Stepan G. Petukhov
  • the co-pilot - test pilot Dmitry V. Ivanov
  • navigator test Anatoly Selenium
  • Test Flight Engineer Yuri Bocharov
  • radio operator test Oleg Konstantinovich Romanov
  • skydiver test engineer Vitaly Gerasimov Galaida
  • skydiver test, Art. Engineer Vladimilen I. Rachkov
  • skydiver test engineer-experimenter Efremovich Anatoly Krasnov
  • skydiver test engineer-experimenter Viktor Kozlov