Plane crash AN-12BK MAP USSR in Komsomolsk-on-Amur
Plane crash AN-12BK MAP USSR in Komsomolsk-on-Amur

Plane crash AN-12BK MAP USSR in Komsomolsk-on-Amur


·         Date of the crash: November 19.10.1987, XNUMX

·         Country of the crash: the USSR

·         Location of the crash: Komsomolsk-on-Amur (Dzyomgi) airport

·         aircraft Brand: An-12BK

·         Registration of aircraft: CCCP12162

·         Name of air carrier: MAP USSR KnAAPO they Gagarin Komsomolsk-on-Amur

Chronology of events:

Crew KNAAPO produced cargo flight. At night take-off, with the snow-covered strip airfield Dzemgi, with a fair wind to 6 m / s, the plane skidded off the border strip pulled away briefly from the ground, faced with fencing airfield, two-car radio equipment airfield garage with refueling companies and automobiles, shattered, he exploded, burned.

Description: An-12BK air crash in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. 1987

Data on victims:

· There were 9 people on board: 5 crew members and 4 passengers. Number of people killed 9: 5 crew members, 4 passengers.

Details of the crash:

Flight phase: take off

Revealed causes of the crash: crew error, weather conditions, ATC error

Data on the plane:

Aircraft make: An-12BK

Aircraft ID: CCCP12162

The country in which the aircraft was registered: USSR

Aircraft production date: 13.08.1969/XNUMX/XNUMX

Aircraft serial number: 9346702

Aircraft operating hours: 7411

Aircraft operating cycles: 3162

Flight data:

Flight type: Freight

Aviation company: MAP USSR, KnAAPO named after Gagarin, Komsomolsk-on-Amur

Country in which the aviation company was registered: USSR

Flew from: Komsomolsk-on-Amur

Initial point: Komsomolsk-on-Amur

Description: An-12BK air crash in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. 1987


The Commission found that the head of operations, in violation of the requirements of US MAP-82, determine the suitability of the strip to fly without the participation of an employee aerodrome service, that is unqualified. Of the analysis of materials and calculations, the layer of wet snow on the runway was thick 80 ... 130 mm.

Deputy commander of the aviation transport unit has not given a normal preflight crew rest. The commander did not come to the KDP and not having information about the state of the band, calculate the maximum allowable take-off weight of the aircraft, it adopted a decision on the unjustified rise, which violated item NPP GA 7.3.2-85. Engineering and technical staff broke removal technology with the plane surfaces of snow.

The findings, which investigated plane crash

The reason for the crash: take off from unprepared strips, which was covered with a layer of wet snow. Its thickness is greater than allowable, with a fair wind 6 m / s is excluded the possibility within the available length of the strip separation of aircraft.

This situation has been made possible due to poor organization and supply transport aircraft flight services plant, neglect of duty, lack of discipline specialists airfield technical services department, the crew.