Plane crash of AN-24B near Kerch Airport. 1971
Plane crash of AN-24B near Kerch Airport. 1971

Plane crash AN-24B of Simferopol airport near Kerch

  • Date of the crash: 13.11.1971, the
  • The time of the crash: 08: 19
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Ukrainian SSR, Crimea region, near Kerch
  • Type of aircraft: An-24B
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR46378
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA Ukrainian, Simferopol JSC
  • Flight: H-639 

Chronology of events: The average vertical descent rate before the fall was 6 m / s, and the speed - 215-230 km / h. That more than the recommended values ​​for the approach of OSB Airport Kerch a MK = 250 degrees. The decline occurred in the absence of visibility in view of the landmarks between LMM and LOM local fog. The crew later 25 seconds of flight LOM became gradually reduce the output of the plane, being at a low altitude over the terrain overflown and 10-20 m in relation to the level of the band.

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 11: 4 7 crew members and passengers. Total killed 6 people: crew 4, 2 passengers.
Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: the approach
  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: An-24B
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-46378
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 30.04.1970
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 07306101
  • Hours aircraft: 3020
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 2388
Flight data:
  • Flight: H-639
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA Ukrainian, Simferopol JSC
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from Simferopol
  • Flying in Kerch
  • Original item: Simferopol
  • A final point: Kerch
Additional information:

Information about the crew:
  • KBC NF Mitrenga 

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