Plane crash of AN-24B in Dnepropetrovsk area. 1969
Plane crash of AN-24B in Dnepropetrovsk area. 1969

Plane crash 24B Ukrainian An-CAA in the district of Dnepropetrovsk

  • Date of the crash: 03.08.1969, the
  • The time of the crash: 16: 00
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Ukrainian SSR, Dnipropetrovsk region, near the village. Preobrazhenka, Krinichansky borough
  • Type of aircraft: An-24B
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR46248
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Ukrainian CAA of Lviv
  • Flight: H-826 

Chronology of events:

The investigation found that at an altitude of approximately 4000 m in the climb, the blade of the second air-left screw was broken. There was an imbalance, as a result the left screw and a part of the reducer came off. The second blade broke through the frame of the 10-11 frames the fuselage and interrupted the control rods of the ailerons, rudders and heights. The blades were found in the field at 4,5 km from the place where the fuselage fell, and the propeller - at 4 km from the aircraft and at 1210 m from the blade. The aircraft management lost and with the left bank began the process of decline. Then, with the increase in heel and speed, entered a deep spiral, performed a half turn with a pitch angle of approximately -14 degrees and speed of 500-550 km / h and collided with the left bank with the ground at an angle of 45-50 degrees and exploded.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 55: 4 51 crew members and passengers. Total killed 55 people: crew 4, 51 passengers.

Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: climb
  • Identified causes of the crash: equipment failure
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: An-24B
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-46248
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 23.03.1967
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 77303206 
  • Hours aircraft: 4557
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 4789
  • Engines: N 4712015 N4442042
Flight data:
  • Flight: H-826
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Ukrainian CAA of Lviv
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Dnipropetrovsk
  • Flying in: Vinnitsa
  • Original item: Lugansk
  • A final point: Lviv
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Vasily Kapulovsky
  • the co-pilot, Valentin V. Sinitsyn
  • flight engineer Valery Gavrilenko
  • Private Flight Victoria Y.