Plane crash of AN-24B in Liepaja. 1967
Plane crash of AN-24B in Liepaja. 1967

Plane crash AN-24B Latvian CAA in Liepaja

  • Date of the crash: 30.12.1967, the
  • The time of the crash: 08: 36
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: the Latvian SSR, near Liepaja
  • Type of aircraft: An-24B
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR46215
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA of Latvia, Riga JSC
  • Flight: L51 

Chronology of events:

On the hands of the surviving instruments, the following indications were recorded: instantaneous fuel consumption (RTMS) - 325 kg / h of the right engine and 0 of the left engine, ITE-2 (speed indicator) - 4 percent of the left engine and 107 percent of the right engine, GO-16 generators and STG-18TM left engine were on the switchboard off. The blades of the propeller of the left engine were in the vane position. The vertical speed of descent after the flight LM reached 18 m / s. According to the commander's testimony, after the report on the overflight of the navigator at an altitude of 300 m, he decided to go off to the second lap (the established height of the LMR span is 200 m). The commander took up the gas sectors (ORE). At that moment, right bank began to develop rapidly.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 51: 5 46 crew members and passengers. Total killed 43 people: crew 3, 40 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: a missed approach
  • Identify the causes of the crash: equipment failure, crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: An-24B
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-46215
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 30.11.1966
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 67302909
  • Hours aircraft: 1934
  • Engines: N4512040 N4522097
Flight data:
  • Flight: A-51
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA of Latvia, Riga JSC
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • I flew from Riga
  • Flying in: Liepaja
  • Original item: Riga
  • A final point: Liepaja
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Alexander Kostyrin
  • copilot Edward P. Smirnov
  • mate Anatoliy Viktorovich Nautsevich
  • flight engineer Nikolai Antipov
  • Flight Valentina Barnolitskaya