Plane crash AN-26 near Komsomolsk-on-Amur. 1979
Plane crash AN-26 near Komsomolsk-on-Amur. 1979

Plane crash AN-26 MCI Soviet Union in the area of ​​Komsomolsk-on-Amur

  • Date of the crash: November 10.12.1979, XNUMX

  • Country of the crash: the USSR

  • Location of the crash: Khabarovsk Territory, near Komsomolsk-on-Amur

  • aircraft Brand: An-26

  • Name of air carrier: Ministry of electronic industry of the USSR, NGOs Rise

Chronology of events:

Data for this situation incomplete. The plane with a crew of test - NGO staff "Rise" performed flight to test certain equipment is probably military. According to the official version in difficult weather conditions, the aircraft was in charge of the snow, off course, then I collided with a tree on a hill and fell. Search the crash lasted more than a week.

Because of the secret nature of the equipment, everything related to this disaster was immediately classified. Even the relatives of the victims had no information on the results of investigations into the causes of the incident and the exact place of the incident.

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 9: 9 crew members. Total killed 9 people: 9 crew members.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: perform aerial works

  • Identified causes of the crash: the causes are unknown

Data on the plane:

  • aircraft Brand: An-26

  • The country in which the registered aircraft: the USSR

Flight data:

  • Tour type: Test

  • Aviation Company: Ministry of electronic industry of the USSR, NGOs Rise

  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR

Additional information:

Information about the crew:

  • KBC - test pilot GI Polonsky

  • the co-pilot - test pilot Leonid G. Savlovets

  • radio operator test EA Sultanov

  • navigator test VK Kadyshev

  • mechanic test SJ Naumenko

  • Leading engineer VI Prokofiev

  • Lead Engineer MM Trushin

  • leading engineer VP Mishchenko

  • Senior Engineer VM Filichev

  • Data Sources: Letter from the family of one of the crew members