Plane crash of AN-12BP in Khatanga. 1991
Plane crash of AN-12BP in Khatanga. 1991

Plane crash AN-12BP Airlines Special Cargo Airlines in Khatanga

  • Date plane crash: 23.09.1991, the

  • Country of the crash: the USSR

  • Location of the crash: Krasnoyarsk Territory, the Taimyr Autonomous District, near Khatanga

  • aircraft Brand: An-12BP

  • Registration of aircraft: CCCP13320

  • Name of air carrier: Special Cargo Airlines

Chronology of events:

The crew in preparation for carrying out a commercial commercial flight allowed exceeding the permissible maximum take-off weight of the aircraft by 7 tons. As a result, in order to take more cargo, it was decided that it is necessary to fuel less than the required amount, without taking into account the aeronautical fuel supply. When flying by the crew, mistakes are made in calculating fuel consumption. When approaching the scheme at night for landing, in simple weather conditions, in view of the full production of fuel, a successive shutdown of all engines was carried out on the pre-landing line at a distance of 5-6 km from the end of the strip. The crew made an emergency landing directly in front of you in 1465 from the end of the strip. After 640 m run along the ground, the plane crashed into the brick building of the BPRM and collapsed. One passenger was killed, the others who were on board were injured.

Plane crash of AN-12BP in Khatanga. 1991

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 16: 7 9 crew members and passengers. Total killed 1 people: crew 0, 1 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: the approach

  • Identify the causes of the crash: crew error, technical failure, error during maintenance

Data on the plane:

  • aircraft Brand: An-12BP

  • Aircraft ID: CCCP13320

  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR

  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1968

  • Serial number of the aircraft :: 07345407

  • Hours aircraft: 3872

  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 2150

Flight data:

  • Tour type: Truck

  • Aviation Company: Special cargo airlines

  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR

  • Flying from: Unknown Airport

  • Flying in: Hatanga

  • Original item: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Elizovo)

  • A final point: Moscow Airport (unknown)


The findings, which investigated plane crash

The plane crash took place as a result of:

- Gross violations of human performance and training of the flight crew, who put in a conscious flight performance with the number of less fuel needs during take-off weight, which exceeds the maximum allowed, which caused the engines to self-termination due to a forced landing outside the airport and running out of fuel;

- Illiteracy of the crew in the performance of the flight, and properly planned approach in acute shortage of fuel.

Disorders that allowed the crew, were the result of poor organization and discipline in flight airline "Special Cargo Airlines."

Plane crash of AN-12BP in Khatanga. 1991

Partially true. Survived three people, and the rest were killed.


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