Plane crash AN-24B over the Gulf Sivash. 1978
Plane crash AN-24B over the Gulf Sivash. 1978

Plane crash AN-24B North Caucasus CAA over the Gulf of Siwash

Date of the crash: November 23.10.1978, XNUMX

Time of the crash: 19:41

Country of the crash: the USSR

Location of the crash: Ukrainian SSR, Crimea region, Sivash, 24 km south-east of the village area Emelyanovka Nizhnegorsky

aircraft Brand: An-24B

Registration of aircraft: CCCP46327

Name of air carrier: Aeroflot (USSR)

Subdivision: CAA North Caucasus, JSC Stavropol

Flight: 6515

Chronology of events:

At the crash site was water depth 2,5 m. Then to the solid bottom was liquid silt, depth 4,5-5м. The rise of the remains of the dead and parts of the aircraft and the search work was carried out at zero visibility. The destroyed elements of the aircraft were located within a radius of 50 m from the tail. Aircraft in 19: 41 collided in a flight configuration with water. The first touch of water was held by the bow and the left plane. The tail with most of the right half of the stabilizer without the left side of the stabilizer and the keel was intact. The remaining structure of the aircraft collapsed into pieces. Debris elevation was done with 24.10. by 18.11. and ended with the rise of the left engine. All the main parts of the aircraft raised from the bottom. 

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 26: 5 21 crew members and passengers. Total killed 26 people: crew 5, 21 passengers.

Details of the crash:

Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight

Identified causes of the crash: crew error, equipment failure

Data on the plane:

aircraft Brand: An-24B

Aircraft ID: CCCP46327

Country where registered aircraft: the USSR

Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 26.08.1969

The serial number of the aircraft: 97305504

Hours aircraft: 15851

The cycles of use of the aircraft: 13457

Engines: N4922029 N4642034

Flight data:

Flight: 6515

Tour type: Regular passenger

The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)

Division: CAA North Caucasus, JSC Stavropol

The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR

Flying from Stavropol (Shpakovskoye)

Flying in Simferopol

Original item: Stavropol (Shpakovskoye)

A final point: Lviv

Additional information:

Information about the crew:

KBC Vladimir Dubinin

the co-pilot Vladimir Vladimirovich Yunkin

navigator Vladimir Borisovich Latalin

mechanic Vladimir Lisitsyn

Flight attendant Nina Rudolfovna Vorobyov

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