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

Plane crash AN-12B Polar CAA near Khatanga

  • Date of the crash: 06.12.1969, the
  • The time of the crash: 07: 07
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: the Krasnoyarsk Territory, Taimyr AD, 13 km from the airport Khatanga
  • Type of aircraft: An-12B
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR11381
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Polar Aviation Management, Sheremetyevo JSC
  • Flight: 5135 

Chronology of events:

They put forward a new version of the destruction of the RV traction bolt at the steering column, but the technical expertise revealed that its destruction was also due to a collision with the ground plane. The investigation was stopped on this point. In 1971, under similar circumstances, two catastrophes of An-12 aircraft took place. When investigating these catastrophes, their true cause was clarified - for landing approaches in icing conditions, there was a loss of longitudinal controllability - "peck" due to some design flaws and a small study of the aerodynamic properties of An-12 aircraft under these conditions.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 8: 6 2 crew members and passengers. Total killed 8 people: crew 6, 2 passengers.

Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: the approach
  • Identify the causes of the crash: the shortcomings in the design, weather conditions
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: An-12B
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-11381
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1965
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 402807
  • Hours aircraft: 4787
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 1649
  • Engines: A 2875016 3645043 H H H 2825035 2825017
Flight data:
  • Flight: 5135
  • Tour type: Truck
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Polar Division management GA Sheremetyevsky of
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Syktyvkar
  • Flying in: Hatanga
  • Original item: Moscow (Sheremetyevo)
  • A final point: Anadyr
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Vladimir G. Gerasimov
  • the co-pilot Nikolay Andreev
  • Nikitivich navigator Yuri Seregin
  • mechanic Ivan Bozhko
  • radio operator Alexander F. Myslivy
  • Flight Leo G. Smirnov