Plane crash near An-12B Amderma. 1969
Plane crash near An-12B Amderma. 1969

Plane crash AN-12B Arctic governance GA near Amderma

  • Date of the crash: 13.11.1969, the
  • The time of the crash: 02: 33
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Arkhangelsk region, Nenets Autonomous Okrug, 15 km from the airport Amderma
  • Type of aircraft: An-12B
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR11376
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Polar Aviation Management, Sheremetyevo JSC
  • Flight: 5009 

Chronology of events:
The aircraft was found in 15 km from the strip in the tundra on the line landing course burned and destroyed. He was down a straight path. The collision with the ground took place at high speed with the left roll over 40 degrees with retracted flaps and landing gear. The scatter debris - 540 m in length and width 180 m MK = 275 degrees.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 12: 9 3 crew members and passengers. Total killed 12 people: crew 9, 3 passengers.

Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: the approach
  • Identified causes of the crash: the causes are unknown
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: An-12B
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-11376
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 21.01.1965
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 402406
  • Hours aircraft: 6657
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 2109
  • Engines: H H 2535101 2325256 2445082 With With 2445073
Flight data:
  • Flight: 5009
  • Tour type: Truck
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Polar Aviation Management, Sheremetyevo JSC
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • I flew from Moscow (Sheremetyevo)
  • Flying in: Amderma
  • Original item: Moscow (Sheremetyevo)
  • A final point: Yakutsk
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • FAC Yuri Dmitrievich Kopeikin 
  • The instructor Valery A. Terentyev
  • Art. Navigator inspector UPS MGA Vladislav lavrushin
  • the second pilot Vitaly Zaitsev
  • navigator Viktor Komarov
  • flight engineer Gennady Martynov
  • radio operator Stepan Nazarovich Tagantsev
  • steward Alexander V. Polishchuk
  • Flight Vladimir Gusev