Plane crash of AN-12B near Novosibirsk. 1969
Plane crash of AN-12B near Novosibirsk. 1969

Plane crash AN-12B Polar CAA near Novosibirsk

  • Date of the crash: 12.08.1969, the
  • The time of the crash: 20: 54
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Novosibirsk region, 13 km from the airport in Novosibirsk
  • Type of aircraft: An-12B
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR11018
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Polar Aviation Management, Sheremetyevo JSC
  • Flight: 5134 

Chronology of events:
The crew 20: 52: 33 reported unexpectedly: "I sit in the emergency, a weak mode - all four" - an emergency situation came about 20: 52: 10 when the fourth turn. The crew reported below: 20: 52: 49 - «forced to sit"; 20: 52: 53 - «here the forest or something, huh? a…?". This is the last message received from the board. The aircraft was found partially burned and destroyed in the forest strip of 13 km. Radio operator and navigator went to the cabin support and survived with serious injuries. The crew members who remained in the cockpit and cabin, thrown out of the plane were killed.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 6: 6 crew members. Total killed 4 people: 4 crew members.

Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: the approach
  • Identified causes of the crash: Error during maintenance, equipment failure
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: An-12B
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-11018
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 26.06.1966
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 6344201
  • Hours aircraft: 3172
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 1202
  • Engines: 2615059 2615053 25351031 2535110
Flight data:
  • Flight: 5134
  • Tour type: Truck
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Polar Aviation Management, Sheremetyevo JSC
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Tiksi
  • Flying in: Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo)
  • Original item: Tiksi
  • A final point: Moscow (Sheremetyevo)
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Vladimir Wonderful 
  • copilot Varus D. Kurbatov 
  • Gregory King navigator Sevastyanovich 
  • flight engineer Mikhail Muratov
  • radio operator Sergey P'yankov
  • Flight Vladimir Sukhotin

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